1st December 2022

GS Verde Group CEO Named Great British Entrepreneur of the Year

The GS Verde Group are delighted to share that CEO and Co-Founder Nigel Greenaway has been named Disruptor of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards for Wales. The awards, held…

1st December 2022

Major boost for patients as ‘ambitious’ £20m Day Surgery Unit prepares to open its doors

Hywel Dda University Health Board is pleased to announce the opening of our brand new £20m Day Surgery Unit at Llanelli’s Prince Philip Hospital, in a major boost to our…

1st December 2022

HTW guidance: Topical oxygen therapy (NATROX)

A treatment for people with diabetic foot ulcers has been recommended for routine adoption in Wales by Health Technology Wales. Continuous topical oxygen therapy (TOT) can be used to treat…

30th November 2022

Coveted Apprenticeship of the Year Award for Dedicated Pharmacy Technician

Kiera Dwyer’s determination, dedication and commitment to achieve a series of qualifications to support the Abercynon community pharmacy where she works has landed her a coveted national apprenticeship award. Pharmacy…

29th November 2022

Infuse – Innovative Future Services Programme

Infuse are offering an opportunity for a small team of social care and health practitioners or managers to work with the Infuse programme on one of the current key complex…

29th November 2022

SBRI Challenge: How can we improve the ergonomics for Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons while performing Endoscopic Ear Surgery?

Challenge Background Ear surgery has been performed using an operating microscope since the 1950s, but improvements in endoscope and video technology have made Endoscopic Ear Surgery (EES) a viable alternative….

29th November 2022

SBRI Challenge: Safe and Ethical Disposal of Nitrous Oxide and Entonox Medical Gases

Challenge Background Cardiff and Vale UHB along with other Health Boards across Wales have established a group to explore how nitrous oxide can be delivered via small portable cylinders and…

29th November 2022

SBRI Challenge: How do we improve access to information for relatives of patients whilst their loved ones are in hospital and reduce the demand on staff time?

Challenge Background When a family member is an inpatient in a hospital setting, it can be a challenging time for relatives who are concerned and want timely information on their…

28th November 2022

Health Board Wins Prestigious Award for Pioneering Apprenticeship

A Welsh health board which has pioneered an industry-leading apprenticeship programme to produce the next generation of specialist healthcare professionals has won a coveted national award. Cwm Taf Morgannwg University…

28th November 2022

Wales’ Life Science’s Sector Key to UK Growth Plan

Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch visits Wales today where she will praise Welsh companies as ‘critical’ to the UK’s life sciences sector and back them to play a pivotal role in…

28th November 2022

£1.4m grant scheme to support social care improve energy efficiency now open

A new Welsh Government grant scheme to support energy efficiency improvements and decarbonisation across Residential Social Care providers, which will help the sector deal with the cost of energy crisis,…

25th November 2022

Report Highlights Impact of Supporting NHS Wales, Social Care and Industry Partners

Health and social care systems across Wales are facing significant challenges: a backlog of people needing to access services, an ageing population, and resource and financial constraints impacting delivery. It…

23rd November 2022

£1.4m grant scheme to support social care improve energy efficiency now open

A new Welsh Government grant scheme to support energy efficiency improvements and decarbonisation across Residential Social Care providers, which will help the sector deal with the cost of energy crisis,…

23rd November 2022

A new partnership announced between Brainbox Ltd and MAG4Health

A new partnership between Brainbox Ltd and MAG4Health brings innovation to a global market of research with a new generation of MEG. Brainbox Ltd announces a new agreement with Magnetoencephalography…

23rd November 2022

Bevan Commission Exemplar programme open for applications

The Bevan Commission Exemplar programme is open for applications APPLY HERE. Join one of the Bevan Commission’s briefing sessions to learn more: Briefing Session 1 – 30 November 2022 Briefing…

17th November 2022

Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

Comment on the pressures currently facing the Welsh NHS, and its reaction to them. A Welsh Government spokesperson said: Our NHS continues to face unprecedented demand and is seeing thousands…

17th November 2022

Choose Pharmacy STTT boosts infection screening stewardship

Community pharmacists in Wales are using a bacterial detection service to encourage patients to screen against infections. Choose Pharmacy’s Sore Throat Test and Treat service (STTT) promotes antimicrobial stewardship by…

14th November 2022

Written Statement: Escalation and Intervention Arrangements – Betsi Cadwaladr and Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Boards

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services On 5 October, I published a written statement setting out the escalation levels of health boards across Wales. I said the…

13th November 2022

Call for more funding for NHS pay

Joint letter to UK government. The UK government has been urged to increase the amount of funding available for NHS pay. Ahead of the Autumn statement, Scottish Health Secretary Humza…

11th November 2022

Minister meets new staff and sees progress on new dementia project at Lampeter care home

A sensory garden, four new bedrooms and a new wellbeing area are being built at Hafan Deg Care Home in Lampeter to improve care for residents with dementia, thanks to…

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