15th September 2021

£48m COVID Recovery Fund to Support Social Care in Wales

A new £48m package of funding to support social care in Wales has today been announced by Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan. The majority of the funding –…

14th September 2021

EKF To Outstrip Already Upgraded Expectations

AIM-listed point-of-care business EKF Diagnostics Holdings has said it is confident its full year results will be “comfortably ahead” of already upgraded management expectations. In interim results, the Penarth group…

9th September 2021

£132M Life Science Scheme Set To Take Step Forward

Plans for a new £132m life science, well-being and sports campuses project in Swansea that is expected create more than 1,000 jobs are set to move forward. Swansea Council’s cabinet…

7th September 2021

The North Wales researcher network making collaboration easier than ever

We’re all missing the ‘water cooler’ chat of pre-COVID times – a chance to connect with colleagues who aren’t in your usual circles, perhaps at events or collaborative meetings. However,…

3rd September 2021

Research stars recognised in Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Research & Innovation Excellence Awards

Researchers and innovators across north Wales were celebrated in the first awards of its kind, hosted by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The Research & Innovation Excellence Awards recognised research…

3rd September 2021

Research stars recognised in Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Research & Innovation Excellence Awards

Researchers and innovators across north Wales were celebrated in the first awards of its kind, hosted by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The Research & Innovation Excellence Awards recognised research…

3rd September 2021

North Welsh Science Park Helps Launch Careers of Bangor University Students

A science park in north Wales is helping a record number of Bangor University students get their foot in the door and take the first steps in their careers.  Anglesey’s…

2nd September 2021

Wales’s New Chief Nursing Officer Takes up Post

Sue Tranka today takes up the post of Wales’s Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), bringing with her almost 30 years of nursing experience. Originally from South Africa where she qualified as…

1st September 2021

Development Bank Supports Care Sector with £4M Of Investment

Older people in care homes in Wales will benefit from new facilities and improved services with the help of a £4m investment in the first half of 2021 by the…

31st August 2021

An “Unstoppable Community” Championing Mental Health

The pandemic has been testing for all of us in one way, shape or form but there are those out there who are able to help. Mind Cymru describes themselves…

31st August 2021

An “Unstoppable Community” Championing Mental Health

The pandemic has been testing for all of us in one way, shape or form but there are those out there who are able to help. Mind Cymru describes themselves…

31st August 2021

Tech Challenge Launched for Health and Care System in Wales

TriTech Institute’s Health and Social Care Technology Challenge is a free, online event that brings health and social care professionals and academics together with digital and technology industry partners to…

31st August 2021

Health Technology Wales – Annual Report 2020

CLICK HERE TO VIEW The 40-page report explores the areas we’ve worked on over the last year and reflects on our role as a national health technology assessment (HTA) organisation….

27th August 2021

Research nurse reflects on challenges and lessons of Oxford vaccine trial

A senior research nurse who was redeployed from running cancer studies to manage a Covid-19 vaccine trial has spoken of her privilege at playing such a vital role in the…

27th August 2021

£2.5m Funding Boost for Social Care and NHS Projects

The Welsh Government is providing a £2.5 million for projects which support the everyday economy, improving services and bringing better jobs, closer to home. The new funding will support innovative…

27th August 2021

Research nurse reflects on challenges and lessons of Oxford vaccine trial

A senior research nurse who was redeployed from running cancer studies to manage a Covid-19 vaccine trial has spoken of her privilege at playing such a vital role in the…

26th August 2021

New regional health economics network for North Wales

A new regional health economics network is being launched by Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards of Bangor University. The Public Health and Prevention Economics Research Group network will link researchers working…

23rd August 2021

New Proposals to Strengthen Medical Devices Regulation

A new report highlights opportunities for the UK to take advantage of its departure from the EU and create UK-specific regulation that puts patients first. A new report published by…

19th August 2021

Remote Cardiac Patient Monitoring Pilot launched in Wales

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) have teamed up with Huma to pilot the remote monitoring of patients with cardiac issues (heart failure) across Wales…

17th August 2021

Public torn over the issue of Covid-19 vaccinations in children

New research by a Swansea University expert has highlighted just how torn members of the public are over whether children should be offered Covid-19 vaccines.   The study by Dr…

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