1st December 2021

Health-Tech Collaboration to Bring Jobs to Swansea

Swansea University Medical School’s Healthcare Technology Centre has announced a research collaboration with sensor and medical diagnostic company Zimmer and Peacock, which could bring jobs to Swansea. The three-month research…

30th November 2021

USW launches academy to drive healthcare transformation 

The University of South Wales (USW) has launched a Digital Transformation Intensive Learning Academy to develop leaders in health and social care to deliver more effective and efficient services to…

30th November 2021

GS Verde Supports Entrepreneur On Acquisition

Dealmaking group GS Verde has advised entrepreneur Steve Williams on the seven-figure acquisition of a garden machinery e-commerce business based in Gloucestershire. Steve Williams has snapped up Mowers-Online.co.uk. The platform,…

25th November 2021

Medica Success

Medica 2021 was a resounding success this year with lots of impressive companies, including many of our MediWales Members!! Operations Manager Debbie Laubach was lucky enough to be part of the…

24th November 2021

Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has responded to the latest NHS Performance data published today. A Welsh Government spokesperson said: The latest data shows pressure on our health and care system continues…

24th November 2021

More than £51m investment to replace ageing diagnostic equipment will ensure NHS Wales has facilities ‘fit for the 21st century’

More than £51m is being invested to replace older diagnostic imaging equipment across NHS Wales and to speed up waiting times, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced. The upgrading of…

18th November 2021

Welsh Doctor’s Medical Invention Lands Major NHS Contract

A pioneering medical aid invented by a Welsh doctor has been fast-tracked into the mainstream market – having secured a lucrative national contract with the NHS. Drawing on his many…

17th November 2021

Investment in new microbiology equipment could identify bacteria in minutes instead of hours and reduce the chances of sepsis

More than £1.2m is set to be invested in six new bacterial analyser machines that can identify bacteria from infections in minutes instead of hours. Ensuring speedy identification of the…

17th November 2021

Written Statement: NHS Dentistry – additional funding for access to NHS dental services

Eluned Morgan, Minister for Health and Social Services We are making steady progress with the recovery of dental services but dentistry is one of the most complex areas of primary…

17th November 2021

£51 Million Support for Welsh Businesses in the First Half of 2021

£51 million of loans and equity investments have been made into 220 Welsh businesses by the Development Bank of Wales during the six-month period from April to September 2021. Half-year…

17th November 2021

Cardiff Healthcare Manufacturer Celebrates Success of its Carbon Offsetting Initiative

Cardiff based Pelican Healthcare Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of disposable stoma products in the UK healthcare market, is celebrating the success of its carbon offsetting initiative with…

17th November 2021

Competition Winners Set to Drive Innovations in Health and Social Care

The 2021 winners have now been announced for the inaugural TriTech Institute Health and Social Care Technology Challenge, a competition designed to identify, fund, and support new innovations and ideas…

15th November 2021

Capital Law Announces Promotions for 11 Lawyers

Commercial law firm, Capital Law, has announced promotions for 11 of its lawyers. Two become partners, two senior associates, and seven associates. The new partners, Lucy Emanuel and Céline Jones,…

12th November 2021

Forth raise £1.6m to launch ground-breaking femtech product

SETsquared Bristol member, Forth, is set to capitalise on the growth in the female science and technology market as it has secured £1.6m funding to support the launch of its ground-breaking female…

12th November 2021

‘Clinical research should be part of all of our jobs’ – A view from Aneurin Bevan Research Nurse

Clinical research plays a vital part in clinical care. When we thread research into the normal day-to-day of our NHS work, we are ensuring the best, most effective treatment for…

11th November 2021

Syndicate Backs Health Tech Start-Up With Investment

A syndicate of 24 business angels has completed a £500,000 investment in a Cardiff-based health technology start-up. Concentric Health is transforming how decisions are made about people’s health with a…

11th November 2021

Health Minister pledges £170m extra a year for ‘transformation’ of how planned care services are delivered

More than £170m extra a year is set to be invested in planned care across NHS Wales, Health Minister Eluned Morgan has announced at the inaugural Planned Care Summit. The…

11th November 2021

Capital Law Unveils Largest Ever Promotions Round

Commercial law firm Capital Law has promoted 11 of its lawyers. Two become partners, two senior associates, and seven associates. The new partners, Lucy Emanuel and Céline Jones, are both…

6th November 2021

Welsh researchers and patients play a key role in trialling a revolutionary multi-cancer blood test

Health and Care Research Wales is supporting GRAIL and the University of Oxford, to evaluate the use of a new multi-cancer early detection (MCED) test which can detect over 50 types of…

6th November 2021

The research behind the safety of COVID-19 vaccines during pregnancy

A summary of research evidence from the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre (WCEC) found COVID-19 vaccines to be safe and effective when given during pregnancy at any time and whilst breastfeeding. In the report, developed…

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