An apprentice at Glangwili Hospital has been given the New Talent Award at the Coleg Cymraeg Annual Awards.

Cerys Brown, a healthcare apprentice at the hospital, was recognised for her 'exceptional aptitude' in the workplace.

The ceremony was held on June 20 at Canolfan S4C yr Egin, where students, apprentices and lecturers were celebrated for their outstanding contributions to Welsh medium and bilingual education.

Staff and patients at Glangwili Hospital describe Ms Brown as a 'reliable and professional individual,' with a strong understanding of the significance of the Welsh language in patient care.

Following the award, given in memory of Gareth Pierce, Ms Brown said: "I am honoured to receive this award.

"I love my job and the award confirms that I give my best academically and in the workplace.

"Working for the National Health Service can be challenging at times, but I enjoy every aspect of the work and helping patients in my care is very rewarding."

Expressing her delight, Lisa Gostling, executive director of workforce and organisational development, said: "I am delighted to hear of Cerys’ success at the Coleg Cymraeg Annual Awards.

"It is wonderful to hear of her dedication to her patients and understanding the importance of using Welsh, their preferred language, when engaging with her patients.

"Llongyfarchiadau Cerys."