8th December 2022

Major boost for patients as ‘ambitious’ £20m Day Surgery Unit prepares to open its doors

Hywel Dda University Health Board is pleased to announce the opening of our brand new £20m Day Surgery Unit at Llanelli’s Prince Philip Hospital, in a major boost to our…

7th December 2022

Study to support people living with long Covid

The Long Covid Personalised Self-management support co-design and Evaluation (LISTEN) study will evaluate the effectiveness of a new self-management support programme, co-designed by people living with long Covid. Participants will…

7th December 2022

Health and Care Research Wales Faculty: “one of the most important initiatives Health and Care Research Wales has set up”

September 2022 saw the first meeting of the newly established Health and Care Research Wales Faculty, who gathered to learn about plans for the new initiative and to help shape…

7th December 2022

New Cardiff Ambulance Station Officially Opens

The Welsh Ambulance Services new £8m Cardiff station has officially opened. The Welsh Government-funded facility in Pontprennau will be the new home of both emergency and non-emergency crews who were…

7th December 2022

£30 Million Fund to Advance Life-changing Cancer Therapeutics

Innovate UK is launching a new £30 million fund to advance life-changing cancer therapeutics delivered through the Biomedical Catalyst (BMC) programme. Advancing cancer treatment This initiative aims to unleash business-led innovation…

6th December 2022

Development Bank of Wales Shows “Encouraging” Performance in First Half of Financial Year

The Development Bank of Wales saw a positive first half to the 2022/23 financial year, with £55 million invested across 280 different investments, with around 240 Welsh businesses supported. Between April and…

2nd December 2022

First ever summit will ensure young people with experience of care have their voices heard

The first ever summit for children and young people in care and care leavers in Wales will take place today (Saturday 3rd December). The Exploring Radical Reform Summit, at the…

1st December 2022

GS Verde Group CEO Named Great British Entrepreneur of the Year

The GS Verde Group are delighted to share that CEO and Co-Founder Nigel Greenaway has been named Disruptor of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards for Wales. The awards, held…

1st December 2022

Major boost for patients as ‘ambitious’ £20m Day Surgery Unit prepares to open its doors

Hywel Dda University Health Board is pleased to announce the opening of our brand new £20m Day Surgery Unit at Llanelli’s Prince Philip Hospital, in a major boost to our…

1st December 2022

HTW guidance: Topical oxygen therapy (NATROX)

A treatment for people with diabetic foot ulcers has been recommended for routine adoption in Wales by Health Technology Wales. Continuous topical oxygen therapy (TOT) can be used to treat…

1st December 2022

New study to help save infants’ lives launches at UHW Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital

A new study called HARMONIE will investigate the efficiency of a new treatment against the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). RSV is extremely common in babies and children and can be…

1st December 2022

New study to help save infants’ lives launches at UHW Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital

A new study called HARMONIE will investigate the efficiency of a new treatment against the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). RSV is extremely common in babies and children and can be…

30th November 2022

Coveted Apprenticeship of the Year Award for Dedicated Pharmacy Technician

Kiera Dwyer’s determination, dedication and commitment to achieve a series of qualifications to support the Abercynon community pharmacy where she works has landed her a coveted national apprenticeship award. Pharmacy…

29th November 2022

Infuse – Innovative Future Services Programme

Infuse are offering an opportunity for a small team of social care and health practitioners or managers to work with the Infuse programme on one of the current key complex…

29th November 2022

SBRI Challenge: How can we improve the ergonomics for Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeons while performing Endoscopic Ear Surgery?

Challenge Background Ear surgery has been performed using an operating microscope since the 1950s, but improvements in endoscope and video technology have made Endoscopic Ear Surgery (EES) a viable alternative….

29th November 2022

SBRI Challenge: Safe and Ethical Disposal of Nitrous Oxide and Entonox Medical Gases

Challenge Background Cardiff and Vale UHB along with other Health Boards across Wales have established a group to explore how nitrous oxide can be delivered via small portable cylinders and…

29th November 2022

SBRI Challenge: How do we improve access to information for relatives of patients whilst their loved ones are in hospital and reduce the demand on staff time?

Challenge Background When a family member is an inpatient in a hospital setting, it can be a challenging time for relatives who are concerned and want timely information on their…

28th November 2022

Health Board Wins Prestigious Award for Pioneering Apprenticeship

A Welsh health board which has pioneered an industry-leading apprenticeship programme to produce the next generation of specialist healthcare professionals has won a coveted national award. Cwm Taf Morgannwg University…

28th November 2022

Wales’ Life Science’s Sector Key to UK Growth Plan

Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch visits Wales today where she will praise Welsh companies as ‘critical’ to the UK’s life sciences sector and back them to play a pivotal role in…

28th November 2022

£1.4m grant scheme to support social care improve energy efficiency now open

A new Welsh Government grant scheme to support energy efficiency improvements and decarbonisation across Residential Social Care providers, which will help the sector deal with the cost of energy crisis,…

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