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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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