6th June 2022

The Bevan Commission Launches the Planned Care Innovation Programme

Responding to the urgent challenges presented by Covid-19, the Planned Care Innovation Programme is supporting people working in the health and care sector to take forward innovative ideas, opportunities, and…

31st May 2022

Helen Mary Jones appointed to Social Care Wales Board

Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan has today (Tuesday 31 May) announced the appointment of Helen Mary Jones to the Social Care Wales Board. Julie Morgan said: I am…

27th May 2022

Written Statement: Update on progress of the Digital Medicines Transformation Portfolio

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services In September 2021, I announced the launch of the ePrescribing programme. Since then, my officials have worked with NHS colleagues and others…

27th May 2022

Radiotherapy That Could Halve Prostate Cancer Treatment Time Recommended For Use in Wales

A form of radiotherapy that could halve the time prostate cancer patients spend receiving treatment has been recommended for use in Wales. Health Technology Wales (HTW) has published guidance recommending the…

26th May 2022

Vaccine trial to investigate a booster for teenagers to protect against COVID-19

Researchers running the University of Oxford-led Com-COV programme have launched a further national study assessing different options for a (third dose) booster vaccination for young people aged 12 to 15. Backed through…

23rd May 2022

Year of “Strong Progress” At Creo Medical Group

The chief executive of Chepstow-based Creo Medical Group has said the company is “well-positioned” to continue its commercial growth after reporting a “year of strong progress”. In its final results…

22nd May 2022

Data making a difference: the world-leading data bank behind life-changing research

Data on national screening programmes, prescriptions, waiting times, hospital appointments and admissions is being used in research across Wales to change lives. The Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) Databank holds…

22nd May 2022

USW Sees Significant Increase in World-Leading Research

The University of South Wales (USW) has had a significant increase in the amount of world leading research according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021) outcomes, published last week….

21st May 2022

Digital tools transforming kidney care in Wales

A new all-Wales digital system is helping people with chronic kidney disease manage their care through technology and cutting hospital visits. Developed by the renal unit at Swansea Bay University…

19th May 2022

Welsh Government response to publication of latest NHS Wales performance data

The Welsh Government has issued a statement on the latest NHS Wales performance data published today (Thursday, 19th May). A Welsh Government spokesperson said: As the health service continues to…

19th May 2022

Work to improve urgent and emergency care picks up pace

New services are being developed to improve access to urgent and emergency care across Wales so people get the right care, in the right place, the first time. The NHS…

19th May 2022

Minister visits Welsh research centre involved in international multiple sclerosis and diabetes research

Health Minister Eluned Morgan visited the Joint Clinical Research Facility at Morriston Hospital in Swansea today (19 May) to meet the staff at the forefront of the life-changing research being…

18th May 2022

Written Statement: Update on setting up an NHS Executive for Wales

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services This statement updates Members about our plans to establish an NHS Executive to drive improvements in the quality and safety of…

18th May 2022

Revolutionary Blood Test Set to Transform the Early Diagnosis of Bowel Cancer

A SIMPLE blood test that detects bowel cancer earlier – and improves the chances of survival for thousands of patients is one step closer to being available on the NHS,…

18th May 2022

Bowel cancer: Blood test detects most early-stage cancers – trial

A simple blood test could be the key to saving thousands of lives across the world from bowel cancer, according to a charity. The blood test, which uses Raman spectrometry,…

18th May 2022

New open access membership allows researchers to share findings more easily

Health and Care Research Wales has joined 35 other funders to become the newest member of Europe PMC, a life-sciences repository providing open access to more than 40 million articles. Health…

18th May 2022

Written Statement: Update on setting up an NHS Executive for Wales

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services This statement updates Members about our plans to establish an NHS Executive to drive improvements in the quality and safety of…

16th May 2022

Innovation Day brings the Midlands Life Science ecosystem together

Midlands life science event calls for shared vision for the region. On Thursday 12 May, over 170 delegates from across the Midlands came together for the region’s leading Life Sciences…

12th May 2022

Meet Wendy – your research nurse

Talented scientists, researchers, doctors, nurses, clinicians and care workers across Wales dedicate their time and effort developing ground-breaking treatments and care for us. Wendy Scrase is one of over 260…

12th May 2022

New Health and Care Research Wales Faculty Director appointed

Professor Monica Busse has been appointed as the Director of the new Health and Care Research Wales Faculty, set up to make sure health and social care researchers have the right…

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