17th August 2021

Creo Medical Raising £35M To Support Growth Plans

Creo chief executive Craig Gulliford (right) with Welsh Government minister Vaughan Gething Creo Medical Group is raising about £35m to support further growth of the company, including through potential strategic…

17th August 2021

Welsh researchers contribute to lifesaving ventilation study for COVID-19 patients

RECOVERY-RS trial finds treatment with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) reduces the need for COVID-19 patients to be admitted to ICU on a ventilator. Research teams in Wales have contributed to a landmark trial conducted in hospitals across the UK, compared continuous positive…

17th August 2021

Public Health Wales to contribute to research into the effects of violence as part of £19 million investment

Professor Mark Bellis, Director of Policy, Research and Development at Public Health Wales is to be a co-investigator for a consortium looking into how violence causes harm to physical and…

17th August 2021

Recommendations issued to improve patient safety in acute medical units

Digital healthcare and an increase in senior staff availability are just some of the recommendations made by experts following a ten-year patient safety analysis of acute medical units. Researchers from Cardiff…

4th August 2021

Development Bank of Wales Supports Leading Welsh Biotech Firm

BiVictriX Therapeutics (AIM: BVX), an emerging biotechnology company applying a novel approach to develop next-generation cancer therapies using insights derived from frontline clinical experience, has announced its intention to list…

30th July 2021

Pharmacist with a passion for healthcare change wins prestigious scholarship

A pharmacist who grew up in a community where access to basic healthcare supplies was a luxury has secured a scholarship to further her studies at Swansea University. Lovelyn Obiakor…

30th July 2021

AgorIP helping to bring psychologist’s book series to a wider audience

A series of books to help support the psychological needs of people living with diabetes have been given a major boost by experts at Swansea University. Clinical psychologist Dr Rose…

30th July 2021

Bond Digital Health Appoints New CEO

Fast-growing health tech company Bond Digital Health has appointed a new CEO to take the business to the next level. Ian Smith is an experienced company director who has held…

30th July 2021

UK Government Progresses Demonstration of Next Generation Nuclear Reactor

The UK government’s plan to have the latest nuclear technology up and running within the next decade has moved a step closer as part of the drive to reach net…

29th July 2021

Shielding experienced decline in health care use, and at higher risk of poor mental health, during pandemic

A new report, published today by Public Health Wales, identifies marked declines in hospital care during the Coronavirus pandemic amongst those clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) to severe Coronavirus symptoms and…

23rd July 2021

Report calls for breakthrough diagnostics to be funded like new medicines

Roche Diagnostics UK and Ireland has launched a new report calling for the system of funding for diagnostics to be the same as for new medicines to ensure innovations reach…

23rd July 2021

Resource Launched to Support Health, Social Care and Industry Innovation

Achieving Innovation is a new resource developed by Life Sciences Hub Wales to inform and guide those working across industry, health and social care innovation. It summarises key research, provides critical insights…

23rd July 2021

Welsh Admin Portal crosses border into English hospitals

The system used to process electronic referrals from GPs to hospitals has for the first time linked up with hospitals cross-border, in England. GPs in Powys can now send digital…

22nd July 2021

Welsh researchers investigating long Covid as part of UK-wide £20 million funding call

Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre, is contributing to ground-breaking UK projects receiving nearly £20m from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help tackle long Covid. Long Covid is not…

19th July 2021

The Scar Free Foundation and Health and Care Research Wales launch world-leading 3-year programme of facial reconstruction research at Swansea University

A world-leading £2.5 million plus research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference has been launched today, 21st…

18th July 2021

Work begins in Wales to action an ambitious Implementation Plan for recovery, resilience and growth in clinical research

NHS staff, clinicians and researchers across Health and Care Research Wales attended a webinar this week outlining the key actions that will drive forward the new vision for clinical research…

18th July 2021

New US HQ Opens As Creo Focuses On Global Growth

Creo Medical Group has opened a new US headquarters in Connecticut which the Welsh medical device company said illustrated its “commitment to growth” and its focus on the key market…

18th July 2021

Report suggests willingness to embrace digital heath to help NHS

Despite current complaints about face-to-face access to GPs, a new report shows the public may be willing to embrace digital health to help the NHS, both in the long term…

15th July 2021

2020 MediWales Innovation Award Winners – “Partnership With The NHS”

DTR Medical are delighted to announce that we are the 2020 winners of the “Partnership with the NHS” Award at the MediWales Innovation Awards! The award was won by the SNAP, Endoscope Guide for…

15th July 2021

Beating The Pandemic

The newly designed rapid point-of-care COVID-19 PCR reader that GX engineering team helped to develop has passed all the regulatory tests, so is now awaiting manufacture. Click here to find…

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