23rd July 2021

Report calls for breakthrough diagnostics to be funded like new medicines

Roche Diagnostics UK and Ireland has launched a new report calling for the system of funding for diagnostics to be the same as for new medicines to ensure innovations reach…

23rd July 2021

Resource Launched to Support Health, Social Care and Industry Innovation

Achieving Innovation is a new resource developed by Life Sciences Hub Wales to inform and guide those working across industry, health and social care innovation. It summarises key research, provides critical insights…

23rd July 2021

Welsh Admin Portal crosses border into English hospitals

The system used to process electronic referrals from GPs to hospitals has for the first time linked up with hospitals cross-border, in England. GPs in Powys can now send digital…

22nd July 2021

Welsh researchers investigating long Covid as part of UK-wide £20 million funding call

Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre, is contributing to ground-breaking UK projects receiving nearly £20m from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to help tackle long Covid. Long Covid is not…

19th July 2021

The Scar Free Foundation and Health and Care Research Wales launch world-leading 3-year programme of facial reconstruction research at Swansea University

A world-leading £2.5 million plus research programme that aims to revolutionise surgeons’ ability to reconstruct nose and ear cartilage in patients affected by facial difference has been launched today, 21st…

18th July 2021

Work begins in Wales to action an ambitious Implementation Plan for recovery, resilience and growth in clinical research

NHS staff, clinicians and researchers across Health and Care Research Wales attended a webinar this week outlining the key actions that will drive forward the new vision for clinical research…

18th July 2021

New US HQ Opens As Creo Focuses On Global Growth

Creo Medical Group has opened a new US headquarters in Connecticut which the Welsh medical device company said illustrated its “commitment to growth” and its focus on the key market…

18th July 2021

Report suggests willingness to embrace digital heath to help NHS

Despite current complaints about face-to-face access to GPs, a new report shows the public may be willing to embrace digital health to help the NHS, both in the long term…

15th July 2021

2020 MediWales Innovation Award Winners – “Partnership With The NHS”

DTR Medical are delighted to announce that we are the 2020 winners of the “Partnership with the NHS” Award at the MediWales Innovation Awards! The award was won by the SNAP, Endoscope Guide for…

15th July 2021

Beating The Pandemic

The newly designed rapid point-of-care COVID-19 PCR reader that GX engineering team helped to develop has passed all the regulatory tests, so is now awaiting manufacture. Click here to find…

14th July 2021

£400M Diagnostics and Life Sciences Sale Wins Deal Of The Month

The sale of BBI Group, a South Wales-headquartered supplier of products and services to the diagnostics and life sciences industries, has won Deal of the Month for June. Private equity…

9th July 2021

Financial Services Team Expansion At Capital Law

Cardiff and London-based Capital Law has bolstered its financial services team with a series of new hires. The appointments have joined the firm’s other 15 financial services lawyers, who have expertise across…

9th July 2021

New Signage Unveiled in Support of People Living with Hidden Illnesses

New signage to be used on accessible public toilets has been unveiled by Pelican and Respond Healthcare, aimed at educating the public and garnering greater understanding of the needs of…

9th July 2021

Meet the new facilitators at ENRICH CymruMeet the new facilitators at ENRICH Cymru

The Enabling Research In Care Homes (ENRICH) Cymru network was established in 2018 to support and facilitate the growth of life-changing health and social care research in care homes across…

9th July 2021

Survey on Research Career Pathways for health and social care professionals

Health and Care Research Wales and Health Education and Improvement Wales are undertaking a collaborative project reviewing the training and career development pathways for researchers in health and social care…

9th July 2021

Nathan Wyburn: Vaccination Art

Artist Nathan Wyburn has been commissioned by The Arts for Health and Wellbeing Team supported by Cardiff & Vale Health Charity and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board to create…

9th July 2021

Welsh researchers contribute to covid-19 study which finds life-saving antibody treatment

The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy (RECOVERY) trial, which is running in seven health boards across Wales, has found a new treatment to reduce hospital stay and chances of severely ill…

9th July 2021

New Clinical Research Practitioners register launched

Health and Care Research Wales has welcomed the launch of a new UK-wide professional accreditation scheme for Clinical Research Practitioners (CRPs). The accredited register, launched by the National Institute for Health…

9th July 2021

Care homes in Wales at the forefront of the latest COVID-19 treatments

Care homes across Wales are being asked to take part in a ground-breaking trial looking at reducing the transmission of COVID-19 and its severity in care homes as part in…

9th July 2021

Welsh researchers report early signs of vision preservation from stem cells used to treat glaucoma

Researchers funded by Fight for Sight, in partnership with Glaucoma UK and Health and Care Research Wales, have been conducting research into the use of stem cells to prevent sight loss from…

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