Thursday, July 9, 2015

Hospital reveals new memorial dedicated to organ donors

ITV

The design by fine artist Katie Allen was created in glass by Simon Howard Photo: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

A stained glass memorial dedicated to organ donors is one of the eye-catching features greeting patients and visitors to Morriston Hospital’s £60 million new building.

It's been unveiled on the same day that the new organ donation register is launched in Wales.

The specially commissioned installation, in the corridor connecting the new outpatients’ area with the rest of the hospital, is a poignant memorial to the life-saving contribution donors have made across ABMU.

The design by fine artist Katie Allen was created in glass by Simon Howard and depicts the life cycle of a dandelion.

Around the glass are words in English and Welsh by poet Menna Elfyn. Continue reading

 

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