14th October 2021

New website launched to promote value of clinical academic careers

Health and Care Research Wales is proud to endorse the Clinical Academic Training Forum’s (CATF) new website: CATCH, the Clinical Academic Training & Careers Hub, which is the one stop shop…

13th October 2021

Wales Cancer Research Centre – Meet Our New Director

Dr Evans is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff, specialising in Head and Neck cancer. A graduate of the University of Wales College of Medicine, she…

12th October 2021

‘Vaccines are best way to help NHS ahead of challenging winter’ – Health Minister

People eligible for booster COVID-19 vaccinations and flu jabs are encouraged to take up the offer ahead of a challenging winter for NHS Wales, the Health Minister has said. In…

8th October 2021

Corporate Finance Appointment At GS Verde

An experienced finance professional has joined the GS Verde Group as associate director within GS Verde Corporate Finance, following a decade advising corporate clients across the South West of England…

5th October 2021

Equity Funding To Help Drive Growth At MedTech Firm

Chepstow-based IQ Endoscopes has completed a Series A equity funding round exceeding £4m. The round was led by the Development Bank of Wales and Creo Medical. The investment will allow…

1st October 2021

Cardiff research participants play vital role in showing safety of simultaneous COVID-19 and flu vaccines

Research undertaken in the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Bayside Mass Vaccination Centre has found that it is safe for people to receive a flu vaccine at the same…

1st October 2021

Almost £6.5million awarded to life saving research in Wales

Health and Care Research Wales announces the recipients of its 2020-21 funding call awards, with key investments researching topics from sun safety policies in primary schools to the impact of…

1st October 2021

Strategic And Operational Progress At Creo Medical

The chief executive of Creo Medical Group has hailed the strategic and operational progress made at the listed medical device company, despite the challenges preseneted by the Covid pandemic. In…

1st October 2021

New NHS Wales Chief Executive and Director General for Health and Social Services appointed

The new Chief Executive of the NHS in Wales and Director General for Health and Social Services will be Judith Paget, it has been announced. Judith is the Chief Executive…

30th September 2021

A billion items of PPE issued to keep NHS and social care staff safe

Health Minister Eluned Morgan has confirmed more than a billion items of free personal protective equipment (PPE) have been issued to the NHS and social care sector across Wales since…

29th September 2021

Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders Competition

Health and Care Research Wales is pleased to announce that it will launch the Senior Research Leaders competition for the next round of appointments to this prestigious group in October….

28th September 2021

EKF Acquires PCR-Focused Testing Laboratory

AIM-listed point-of-care business EKF Diagnostics Holdings has agreed to acquire Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory, a Texas-based PCR-focused testing laboratory. The acquired company is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)…

23rd September 2021

Innovation and New Technology to Help Reduce NHS Waiting Lists

Surgical hubs, new technology and innovative ways of working will help tackle waiting lists and treat around 30% more elective care patients by 2023 to 2024 according to the UK…

23rd September 2021

Welsh Government to invest nearly £25m in four new digital scanners to cut waiting times and meet service demand

The Welsh Government will invest almost £25m in up to four new PET-CT scanners across Wales to improve access to this cutting edge diagnostic technology. The new Positron Emission Tomography…

21st September 2021

First work programme of the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre helps to address new challenges faced by the NHS and social care

The Welsh Government’s £3m Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre  has been analysing 17 different research priorities since its creation six months ago, providing crucial scientific evidence to help health and care…

21st September 2021

Welsh high-risk kidney patients part of new COVID study

Kidney patients across Wales, including those with kidney transplants, are taking part in a national clinical trial to investigate the effectiveness of a nasal spray to prevent COVID-19. The PROTECT-V…

20th September 2021

UK and Switzerland Strike Deal to Secure Healthcare Access

The UK and Switzerland signed a landmark agreement that will benefit citizens who live and work abroad in either country by ensuring they are able to receive healthcare cover and…

17th September 2021

Drug Delivery Tech Firm Opens Cardiff HQ

A drug delivery technology company focused on improving the bio-delivery and biodistribution of medicines has officially opened its new headquarters in Cardiff. Midatech Pharma’s 8,050 sq ft base at 1…

16th September 2021

27 New Faces at the Development Bank of Wales

The Development Bank of Wales has welcomed 27 new starters to its 221 strong team, ten of which have been appointed to new roles created to help meet growing demand…

15th September 2021

GS Verde Team Works On Santia Deal

Corporate finance advisory business the GS Verde Group advised Cardiff-headquartered asbestos inspection and testing company Santia on its acquisition by Marlowe for £4.5m. Santia provides asbestos and construction design management…

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