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HistoryEdit

The first stage of the hospital, which included outpatients' facilities, was completed in 1957.[1] Work recommenced in 1963[2] and the second stage, which allowed the closure of the aging Swansea Hospital in St Helens Road, was completed in 1968.[3]

ServicesEdit

 
Singleton Hospital

The hospital adjoins the Singleton Park Campus of Swansea University where there is a nursing school and a school of medicine.[4] The Maggie's Cancer Care Centre for South West Wales, which was designed by the Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa, is located in the grounds of Singleton Hospital.[5] There is also a GP-led Minor Injuries Unit.[6] The hospital benefits from its own Hospital Radio Station, Radio City 1386AM which has been part of the hospital.[7]

Public TransportEdit

The hospital is served by a regular bus service between Morriston Hospital and Singleton Hospital.[8]

Southbound ftrmetro Northbound
Terminus   Singleton Hospital   Swansea University

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "50 Years of the NHS in Wales" (PDF). NHS Wales. p. 47. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  2. ^ "50 Years of the NHS in Wales" (PDF). NHS Wales. p. 53. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Swansea Hospital, Swansea". National Archives. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Medical School Facilities". Swansea University. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Maggie's Swansea". Maggie's Centres. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Singleton". Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  7. ^ "About us". Radio City 1386AM. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Singleton Hospital - Morriston Hospital". Bus times. Retrieved 9 February 2019.

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