Morriston Hospital

Health & Medical

Europe, United Kingdom, Swansea

Morriston Hospital is a 750 bed hospital located in Cwmrhydyceirw near Morriston in Swansea, Wales. Morriston is the largest hospital in the city and county of Swansea and is operated by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Alongside its role as a district general hospital, Morriston is a teaching hospital for medical students of Swansea University School of Medicine. Most services are housed in buildings constructed since 1981. The hospital is the site of the major Accident and Emergency Department for Swansea and is considered by the Trust to be the major trauma centre for South West Wales. In addition to general surgical and medical services, Morriston houses the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery and one of the two Cardiac Centres in Wales and one of three centres (ALACs) of the Wales Artificial Limb & Appliance Service. Other services include renal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, rheumatology and palliative care. The Tŷ Olwen hospice, a Swansea charity, is located here.