Bereaved relatives whose loved ones were cared for in palliative care wards in the South Wales valleys can take home their loved one’s items in bags featuring a design by an artist thanks to Macmillan funding.
Here is your first look around the £7m state-of-the-art NGS Macmillan palliative care unit being built at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf University Health Board are working together to transfer the services at Y Bwthyn in Pontypridd Cottage Hospital to a new state-of-the-art palliative care unit within the grounds of the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant.
The Welsh Health Secretary is joining Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf at a ceremony to mark the building of their new £7m palliative care unit near Llantrisant.
Macmillan Cancer Support and Cwm Taf University Health Board are planning to build a new £6.75m specialist care unit near Llantrisant.
The charity and the health board have applied for planning permission to develop the state-of-the-art unit at Royal Glamorgan Hospital.
If the plans are approved, Macmillan would contribute £5m towards the unit making it their biggest single investment in Wales.