12th May 2022

Bond Digital Health Launches Crowdfunding Campaign with Seedrs

Fast-growing medtech firm Bond Digital Health has launched a crowdfunding campaign to complete a £1.5m funding round. The Cardiff-based company has already secured £1.3m in the round, with £420,000 from…

9th May 2022

The Welsh researcher behind EastEnders postpartum psychosis storyline

In 2016, viewers watched as EastEnders character Stacey Slater struggled after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and experienced postpartum psychosis, following the birth of her son. Today, Professor Ian Jones…

9th May 2022

Fifteen Community Health Council members re-appointed to roles across Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has reappointed 15 members to Community Health Councils across Wales. The members will represent North Wales, Hywel Dda, Aneurin Bevan, South Glamorgan, Swansea Bay and Cwm…

6th May 2022

Midwives celebrated in Chief Nursing Officer’s awards

On International Day of the Midwife (5th May), Chief Nursing Officer for Wales Sue Tranka joined with midwifery teams in Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to…

5th May 2022

First Welsh patient to receive ground-breaking treatment to treat throat cancer

The first Welsh patient has been recruited into a ground-breaking trial to compare two types of radiotherapy for oropharyngeal cancer. The trial called TORPEdO (TOxicity Reduction using Proton bEam therapy…

5th May 2022

Research project into the importance of Welsh language in care homes

PhD student, Angharad Higgins has grown up speaking Welsh and couldn’t imagine her life without it. When working in a local hospital she saw first-hand the challenges of providing care…

4th May 2022

Welsh Diagnostics Company Launches Tests to Transform Human and Animal Health

A diagnostics company based in Wales is bringing two products to market that could transform both human and animal health.  iOmics Ltd. is commercialising the outcomes of world-class research from…

3rd May 2022

£2.4m for Projects to Reduce NHS Wales Emissions

Ambitious project ideas to reduce carbon emissions across NHS Wales will be granted a share of £2.4m as part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to tackle climate change. The Health…

29th April 2022

£2.4m for projects to reduce NHS Wales emissions

Ambitious project ideas to reduce carbon emissions across NHS Wales will be granted a share of £2.4m as part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to tackle climate change. The Health…

28th April 2022

Leading Training Provider Educ8 Celebrates 18 Years

One of Wales’ leading training providers Educ8 Group has marked 18 years of education excellence with a companywide Gr8 Day, following another year of significant growth. Headquartered in Caerphilly, the…

25th April 2022

Speakers confirmed for Medilink Midlands First Ever Innovation Day

The inaugural Medilink Midlands Innovation Day is being held on Thursday, 12th May at The DoubleTree by Hilton, Coventry with around 180 delegates and exhibitors drawn from life science companies…

22nd April 2022

Health Technology Wales 2021 Annual Report Highlights Covid Response

Heath Technology Wales has published its 2021 Annual Report, which describes the work they carried out in the last year to improve health and social care for the people of…

21st April 2022

UK COVID-19 vaccine booster study reports well-maintained immunity three months after first dose

The latest results from a UK-wide study, led by University Hospital Southampton, have demonstrated prolonged immune responses following third doses of several COVID-19 vaccines. COV-BOOSTexternal link provided the world’s first…

21st April 2022

Glucose Republic: A World-First System for Living, Eating and Being Better

When Julian Shapley and David Haines started the journey on creating an app focused on the impact of the food we eat as individuals, they knew just how important this…

21st April 2022

Welsh Government response to publication of latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today (Thursday, 21st April). A Welsh Government spokesperson said: COVID-19 continues to impact waiting times…

20th April 2022

A new simpler way of costing research delivery in Wales

A UK initiative has launched this week revolutionising the way commercial research is delivered by standardising costs and speeding up commercial study set-up – making the UK a more attractive…

20th April 2022

Creo Medical Group Opens Singapore Hub

Creo Medical Group has opened a regional hub in Singapore, which will provide a centre for the commercial roll-out of the Welsh medical device company’s products across the Asia-Pacific region….

20th April 2022

£1.1 million investment to champion older people as Wales becomes Age Friendly

Actions the Welsh Government will take to champion older people and challenge the way we think about ageing have been published by Julie Morgan, the Deputy Minister for Social Services….

19th April 2022

Welsh Life Sciences Company Eyes Expansion in the Middle East

A Welsh life sciences company which plays a crucial role in helping to diagnose and treat cancer around the world has announced plans to expand in the Middle East as…

19th April 2022

NHS Bursary extended in Wales

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has confirmed Wales will extend the NHS Wales Bursary scheme to eligible healthcare students studying in the 2023-24 academic year. Student nurses, midwives and allied healthcare…

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