Ty Hafan

sian thomas



Sian is a Nurse Consultant in Community Child Health at Health Board at Aneurin Bevan University Hospital. She has been nursing for over thirty years and has worked in acute and community nursing roles in Cardiff, Gwent as well as Great Ormond Street, London. Within these roles she has gained a wealth of experience working with children and young people with complex health and life-limiting conditions.

She is the only Consultant Nurse for children in Wales and her role involves enhancing patient care through service development, research, education and strategy. She was also involved in strategic and policy issues at an All Wales level when she was seconded to Welsh Government for the Specialist Services for Children and Young People. Her specialist clinical and research interests centre on children with complex needs and she has published widely in peer reviewed journals. Sian has had a strong link with Ty Hafan throughout her clinical career.