Abertawe Bro Morgannwg
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board was formally created on 1 October 2009 when ABM University NHS Trust formally merged with the Local Health Boards of Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. The headquarters for ABM University NHS Trust was located in Baglan Bay and the first Chief Executive was Paul Williams. ABM University NHS Trust was in turn formed on 1 April 2008 from the merger of Swansea NHS Trust and Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust.
ABM is the largest Heath Board in Wales, serving 600,000 people and employing 16,000 staff. The health board has a budget of more than £1.3 billion, has 18 hospitals and 46 community clinics and health centres, and is a designated university trust linked to Swansea University. Training centres are located at Singleton Hospital, Morriston Hospital and Phillips Parade Children's Orthopaedic Clinic.