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A massive thank you to everybody!

The total of purchases for the hospital paid for by the League of Friends Glangwili Hospital to 2020 is a massive £1,779,853!

We are so grateful to the public who have supported us over the years for the many donations and legacies received. These have made a tremendous difference to patient care and treatment administered by caring and professional staff.


Examples of main items purchased:

1971

£6423 Schoolroom Cilgerran Ward

1974

£60,000 Hydrotherapy Pool and Cover
£15,000 Recreation Bungalow at Llys Myddfai

1987

£11,500 Equipment for Hip Replacement Surgery

1988

£6,500 Relatives accommodation for Special Care Baby Unit

1990

£50,000 Cardiology/Physiological Measurement Equipment

1991

£8,562 Chapel viewing room at Mortuary
£27,880 Laparoscopy Equipment

1992

£52,000 Refurbishment of Maternity Ward

1993

£8,000 Seventeen Special Beds

1994

£37,820 Community equipment inc. Infusion pumps and beds

2000

£15,000 Shower & Changing facilities for Surgeons

2001

£20,000 Refurbishment of bathrooms on Dyfrig/Cadog Wards

2002

£32,000 Refurbishment of Children’s Ward
£25,000 Urodynamic equipment for Derwen Ward

2003

£56,000 Installation of CT Scanner

2004

£22,000 Basic Field machine to diagnose glaucoma
£16,000 Equipment to measure Cardiac Output in ICU

2005

£5,000 Contribution to Dining Room refurbishment

2006

£14,745 Defibrillators for Cleddau, Teifi Wards & A&E
£38,750 FNA Ultrasound Scope & Nemio Systems

2007

£18,174 Pulse, BP & Oxygen Monitors
£13,443 Epidural Pumps & Breast Pumps Dynevor Ward

2008

£77,073 Treadmill, Broncoscope, Oxymeter for CA/Resp Depts

2009

£48,290 Cardiology Monitors
£6,200 Bladder Scanner

2010

£19,762 Equipment for Respiratory Dept.
£9,918 Bath for Picton Ward
£9,982 Equipment for Merlin Ward
£18,554 Thoroscopy Equipment

2011

£69,441 Equipment for Surgical Dept.
£19,741 Vuelta System Anaesthetic Haematology

2012

£20,608 Treadmill Cardiology Dept.
£9,745 Nerve Simulation System for Urology Dept.

2013

£3,995 Equipment for children with hearing difficulties

2014

£5,079 8 wheelchairs & 2 mattress trolleys for Portering Services
£7,675 Beds for Steffan and Dewi Wards
£8,393 Wet room for Steffan

2015

£7,547 ’Simple Up’ platform for X-Ray Dept
£11,321 Diagnosis machine for Respiratory Dept
£53,700 Video Duoendoscope
£30,810 Pain Relief Ultrasound

2016

£128,290 Acupulse laser system for ENT Dept
£27,254 13 floor level beds for Surgical & Orthopaedic
£7,027 Heart monitors for Cardiology Dept
£24,995 Surestore conditioning Unit for Endoscopy Dept
£11,310 PCNL System for keyhole surgery on kidney stones

2017

£7,061 Bladder Scanner for Preseli Ward
£18,127 Chairs for A&E, Preseli, Ceri, Steffan & Priory Day Wards
£5,461 Soniacid Freedom machine for Midwifery Unit
£2,504 Outdoor tables & chairs for Cwm Seren Unit
£6,430 Various items for Cardiorespiratory Dept
£24,943 Slimline Colonoscope for Gastroenterology
£35,298 EMG Desktop System for Medical Dept
£6154 Pressure cushions and heel protectors

2018

£32,375 15 Hi-low beds
£17,921 EEG machine for Medical Dept
£3,970 45 ‘Dementia’ clocks
£22,751 Bariatric equipment
£6,322 ECG machine for Branwen Suite
£7,804 Surgery trolley for Coronary Care Unit
£11,600 Bladder scanners for Teifi & Coronary Care Unit
£5,522 Table & Chairs for Cwm Seren Unit
£20,000 Contribution for equipment for treating prostate problems

2019

£7,615 Six wheelchairs
£5,634 Equipment for Physiotherapy Dept
£11,970 30 mattresses for Teifi Ward
£4,700 ECG machine for A & E Dept
£6,170 Clinical treatment chair for Ulcer Clinic
£5,069 14 trolleys & special mattresses
£13,328 Rhinolaryngo Videoscope for ENT Dept
£1,973 Six benches for ‘Friends Garden’

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Presentation of Endoscope Surestore System to the sterile services.

Picture taken on the 25th of March 2017

The presentation was made to Dr Dafydd Bowen and staff along with members of the League of Friends.

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Newchurch Community Association presentation

A £400 cheque was presented to the Glangwilli Hospital League of Friends, this will be used towards the purchase of garden furniture for Cwm Seren Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

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A presentation by representatives from Hermon Chapel Gymanfa Ganu festival of cheque of £560 to the Glangwilli League of Friends.

Pictured from left to right, Aeres Davies (Treasurer), Beti Jones (Secretary), Helen Evans (Chairwoman), Pat Parcell (Secretary of League of Friends), Delyth Evans (Treasurer of League of Friends). Picture taken 28th November 2017.

The collection at the festival was in memory of the late Mr Sam Thomas.

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Presentation of cheque by Huw John & Elfyn Williams to League Secretary Pat Parcell on behalf of Penygraig Chapel

Picture taken 28th January 2019

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Presentation of cheque by Huw John to Mr. Rao ( Colorectal Surgeon)

Picture taken on 28th January 2019

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Presentation of cheque to Delyth and Sarah representing the league

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Best decorated ward Christmas 2018

1st place: Medical day unit
2nd place: Phlebotomy
3rd place: Labour ward

The League of Friends have been purchasing gifts for all patients in Glangwili Hospital on Christmas Day for many decades and they are most appreciated by patients and staff. Several patients have thanked us for this gesture and comments like:

“I don’t have any family to give me presents, so this was such a nice gesture”

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Best decorated ward Christmas 2017

1st place: Phlebotomy
2nd place: Cilgerran
Highly commended: Children’s Centre

The League of Friends have been purchasing gifts for all patients in Glangwili Hospital on Christmas Day for many decades and they are most appreciated by patients and staff. Several patients have thanked us for this gesture and comments like:

“What a wonderful surprise!”

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(English) Best decorated ward Christmas 2016

The League of Friends have been purchasing gifts for all patients in Glangwili Hospital on Christmas Day for many decades and they are most appreciated by patients and staff. Several patients have thanked us for this gesture and comments like:

“I’m so happy somebody thought of me in hospital on Christmas day”

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