Latest News

Browse all our Latest News news

News Filter

Maisie and Nel

Maisie’s ‘Twin Peaks’ challenge

On 1st June, 9-year-old Maisie Humphreys will be taking on the Aberystwyth Twin Peaks Challenge, to raise money for Tŷ Hafan. Maisie will be joined by Mum – Cerys, Dad – Andrew and Nel (who will celebrate her first birthday...
Ty Hafan's Deputy Lead Nurse Emma Williams chats with colleagues

Our team is the most supportive I’ve ever worked in

Emma Williams is a Deputy Lead Nurse at Tŷ Hafan. “My daily routine changes from shift to shift,” she says. “My duties can include being allocated a child to look after for the duration of the shift, ensuring all care...

Thanks to Tŷ Hafan I was able to study for my nursing degree

Katrina Morris has been a Registered Nurse for three years and was sponsored by Tŷ Hafan to study for her nursing degree.  “It’s thanks to Tŷ Hafan that I was able to study for my nursing degree,” says Kat, whose...
Nurse Emma Williams with Marshall

To anyone who is considering nursing at Tŷ Hafan – I’d say ‘Do it!’ 

Sunday, May 12, is International Nurses Day – the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing and a day when the importance of nurses and nursing across the world is recognised and celebrated.  The theme...

Tŷ Hafan’s Sophie is helping us to face the unthinkable

A brisk walk in the fresh air is something many of us do to help cope with the ups and downs of life.  For Tŷ Hafan mums Lowis Fisher and Maria Saint Clair, simply being able to get out for...
Heather and team, during a training hike at Pen y Fan.

Team Tŷ Hafan to reach new heights

Our Senior Play Practitioner Heather Roberts is preparing to take on the GE Aerospace Welsh 3 Peaks challenge on 8th June with her care team colleagues Lynne Phelps, Katie McDonald, Hilary Thurlow, Karen Bassett and Nia Barnes along with Elis...
The Bike Boat Boot team in action on March 9

Two months to go to the Bike Boat Boot Challenge for Tŷ Hafan

With just two months to go until their latest challenge, the Bike Boat Boot for Tŷ Hafan team are in full training mode.   This will be the third extreme challenge for this 12-strong group of passionate fundraisers, which is made up...

Congratulations to our London Marathon 2024 runners

Huge congratulations to our ten amazing London Marathon 2024 runners who did us proud last Sunday.   Ed Kurno and Geraint Lloyd Brennan, both of Swansea, Penarth’s Luke Samra and Grant Robson, Joshua Evans and Gareth Booy, both of Pontypridd,...

Tŷ Hafan’s golf day is a hole-in-one success

Former Wales rugby international Shane Williams and top comedian, actor and writer Steve Speirs, joined keen golfers from across Wales last Friday for Tŷ Hafan’s 25th anniversary Charity Golf Day sponsored by Mitie.  Twenty four teams played 18 holes at...
Holding Hands Ty Hafan

Funding boost from Welsh Government

It has been announced today that Tŷ Hafan and Tŷ Gobaith, Wales’s two children’s hospices, are set to receive a combined funding boost of £770,000 from the Welsh Government. Here is our response to this  announcement. Jason Foster, Interim Chief...
Vaughan Gething MS visits Ty Hafan's charity shop in Penarth

Vaughan Gething visits our Penarth shop 

On Friday 22nd March, Tŷ Hafan  was delighted to welcome Vaughan Gething, Senedd Member for Cardiff South and Penarth and the new First Minister of Wales, to our charity shop in Penarth.    Tracy Jones, Director of Family Wellbeing and Outreach...
Ty Hafan announces its new Chief Executive Irfon Rees

New Chief Executive appointment

Tŷ Hafan is delighted to announce the appointment of Irfon Rees, as its new Chief Executive. He will take up the role in June. Irfon has extensive experience leading multi-profession teams within UK Government, Welsh Government and in NHS Wales....