23rd May 2024

First in Wales Arts and Health Charter launched by Hywel Dda UHB

Hywel Dda University Health Board has officially launched its Arts and Health Charter, a promise to the public to integrate arts into the work of the health board. The Charter is…

17th May 2024

How Welsh researchers are combating the threat posed by resistance to antibiotics

A Health and Care Research Wales researcher has called growing resistance to antibiotics a “major issue” in an exclusive interview with the BBC. Professor Angharad Davies, Specialty Lead for Infection,…

9th May 2024

Bevan Commission Exemplar Programme ‘Achieving Change Together’ (Cohort 9) Call for Applications is now open

The Bevan Commission Exemplar Programme titled‘Achieving Change Together’ (Cohort 9) Call for Applications is now open! This year, the Bevan Commission encourages project applications aligning with the following themes: Supporting…

9th May 2024

Swansea Bay welcomes first overseas midwife

Swansea Bay’s first overseas midwife has been given a warm welcome by her patients and colleagues since arriving at Singleton Hospital. Abigail Peprah (pictured) originally qualified in her home country…

8th May 2024

New plan to reduce deaths caused by infections resistant to antibiotics

Everyone must play their part in preventing one of the world’s biggest killers, Wales’ Chief Medical and Veterinary Officers have said as they launch the next stage of a 20-year…

5th May 2024

Five Welsh midwifery research studies that are leading best practice

This International Day of the Midwife (5 May 2024), we are celebrating the vital role of research midwives across Wales, who spend their days improving midwifery practice and services. Currently,…

3rd May 2024

Founder of internationally renowned research centre hands over the reins

The founding father of an internationally renowned research centre at Morriston Hospital has retired after more than 20 years at the helm. Back in 2003, Professor Adrian Evans established a…

3rd May 2024

Deadline soon for health and wellbeing grant scheme

Funding for projects which contribute to Powys people’s health and wellbeing is available via the Small Health Grants Scheme but the closing date for applications is rapidly approaching. Community groups…

3rd May 2024

Health Secretary congratulates Welsh winners at UK awards

Healthcare professionals from across NHS Wales were awarded for their innovative work, collaboration, and leadership to improve healthcare in Wales and beyond, at the UK’s Advancing Healthcare Awards 2024. Now…

2nd May 2024

Digital System Set to Help NHS Wales Efficiencies

A digital health information and electronic medical record system is set to be rolled out across Wales. InterSystems, a data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve the most critical…

2nd May 2024

Business ‘Needs to Play a Key Part in Welsh Healthcare Transformation’

Business leaders have met First Minister Vaughan Gething to address ‘mounting fears for the future of healthcare in Wales’. Think-tank the Bevan Commission convened the cross-sector meeting, which it said…

2nd May 2024

Written Statement: World Health Organisation Event: Reimagining an Economy for Resilient and Healthier Societies that Leave No One Behind

Eluned Morgan MS, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care I am pleased to update members about my attendance at a recent event in Venice to mark the 20th anniversary of…

1st May 2024

Health Technology Wales Intensive Family Preservation Programmes

Guidance has been published which supports the adoption of intensive family preservation programmes (IFPP) in Wales. Health Technology Wales, which published the guidance, carries out appraisals of non-medicine health and…

1st May 2024

Health Technology Wales Video Feedback Interventions

Health Technology Wales (HTW) has published guidance on the use of video feedback interventions (VFI) to support children and their families who are at risk of harm. VFIs give parents…

30th April 2024

Medical Products Firm Launches Consultation for Green Manufacturing Hub

A global medical products and technologies company is consulting on plans to create a green manufacturing hub at its South Wales plant. Convatec’s planned project at its manufacturing site in…

29th April 2024

Tech Innovator in the UK 2024

Applications close 14th May 2024. If you are a fast growing scaleup business from early stage to accelerated growth, we invite you to pitch your innovations and present your growth…

24th April 2024

New guide for public contributors’ involvement payment

Do you administer payments for involvement in research? Or are you being offered payment for helping to develop research? Working with the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR),…

24th April 2024

Electronic Prescription Service Approved for Use in Welsh Pharmacies

Pharmacies across Wales are gearing up for a new era of efficiency and safety following the first national approval of a system for providing electronic prescriptions. Following successful testing, the…

23rd April 2024

All wards affected by RAAC planks at Withybush now open

All six wards at Withybush Hospital in Haverfordwest which were closed due to the presence of RAAC planks last year are now open. Six of the Pembrokeshire hospital’s 12 wards…

22nd April 2024

Brainbox Ltd announces a new partnership with Mobile-EEG innovators, mBrainTrain

With the advent of mobile EEG technology, the horizon of neuroimaging is expanding dramatically, empowering researchers to delve into the complexities of brain activity in real-world settings like never before….

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