Music therapy is hitting a high note with patients at Ysbyty Cwm Rhondda, after a baby grand piano was donated to their day room following a community plea on Twitter. The piano was given to Ward 3 by Ferndale Community School, after an appeal by Rhondda MS Leanne Wood.
Community patients across Cwm Taf Morgannwg are benefiting from a smoother service and increased safety, with the introduction of innovative scheduling software that matches patient need with nursing skill.
Members of an arts for wellbeing group are supporting each other through lockdown after taking their weekly sessions online. Members of RCT-based Breathing Space have been meeting via Zoom since the beginning of the Covid pandemic and painting, sketching, writing and even dancing and hula hooping in unison from the comfort of their own homes!
Staff and teams from across Cwm Taf Morgannwg health board are stepping away from their usual roles to support colleagues in other areas during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Walking rugby is tackling social isolation and a range of health issues in Cwm Taf Morgannwg, with more than 100 players braving the cold to take part in a tournament in Clydach Vale.