23rd February 2024

Crowning achievement for SAIL Databank as Queen’s Anniversary Prize is bestowed at Royal reception

Swansea University has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition for harnessing public data to improve population health and wellbeing through its world-renowned SAIL Databank, which is funded by Health and Care Research…

23rd February 2024

Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals across Wales encouraged to get involved in developing an action plan to support, deliver and lead research

The PRIORITY project, commissioned by Wales’ Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Allied Health Professions Adviser and Director of Health and Care Research Wales, will develop an action plan to increase capacity…

21st February 2024

Faculty member Esther Goodhew named new Bevan Fellow

Esther Goodhew, a Health and Care Research Wales Faculty Member, has been selected as a 2024 Bevan Fellow among 19 other health and care professionals across Wales. Bevan Fellows are…

15th February 2024

New home for Bleeding Disorders Centre at Singleton Hospital

A service for people with bleeding disorders such as haemophilia has a new home which will deliver patient care more comfortably. Until recently the Swansea Bleeding Disorders Centre at Singleton…

13th February 2024

Welsh researchers investigating the use of cold-stored blood platelets in bid to save more lives

Researchers at the Welsh Blood Service are working in collaboration with the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS) to explore whether storing blood platelets in the cold could improve…

8th February 2024

Dr Rob Orford OBE Named New Chief Executive of Moondance Cancer Initiative

Wales’ most senior healthcare scientist has taken on a new role to help Wales become a world leader in cancer outcomes. Dr Rob Orford, who has been Chief Scientific Adviser…

8th February 2024

Radical Change is Needed Across Health and Social Care

This is the view of the public in Wales, according to new research carried out by the Bevan Commission over the last few months. The Bevan Commission’s 2024 publication A…

8th February 2024

Clinically vulnerable patients across Wales needed for study into the effectiveness of COVID-19 boosters

With the announcement from JCVI and Welsh Government about the latest COVID-19 spring boosters for clinically vulnerable patients, a new study open this week is looking into whether an antibody…

7th February 2024

Multidisciplinary Clinical Hub at Cardiff Met Offers New Vision for Healthcare Delivery

The next generation of health practitioners are learning their craft at a sector-leading health hub at Cardiff Metropolitan University following a £1.3m investment to create a collaborative clinic space across…

7th February 2024

Celebrating one year of PIRIT

The Public Involvement in Research Impact Toolkit (PIRIT) is marking its first anniversary since its launch. Over the last year, the toolkit has not only transformed the way researchers address public involvement planning…

7th February 2024

“They look forward to our telephone calls” – how telephone psychological support can help reduce depression and loneliness

Depression and loneliness can be prevented with psychological care support delivered via telephone calls, according to a new research study. Participants in the study, called Behavioural Activation in Social Isolation…

4th February 2024

“We don’t want to just firefight” – how a collaborative research study is helping to tackle winter fuel poverty in Wales

Population health and frailty specialists at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board had launched a pioneering research study to help vulnerable populations avoid adverse health conditions brought on by winter…

2nd February 2024

The Bevan Health & Wellbeing Centre in Tredegar opens to patients

We are delighted to announce that the £19m Bevan Health and Wellbeing Centre in Tredegar is now open to patients. The Bevan Health and Wellbeing Centre is built on the…

2nd February 2024

Craig’s involvement in research

Following a severe case of COVID-19, Craig Greenstock, a 61-year-old retired NHS worker from Pontypridd, has dedicated his time to help shape a research project aimed at supporting those who faced…

31st January 2024

North Wales prosthetics manufacturer set to hit £1 million in revenue thanks to exports

An award-winning North Wales manufacturer of prosthetic leg covers is on track to hit £1 million in revenue by 2026 thanks to an ambitious export strategy supported by the Welsh…

31st January 2024

Innovate UK KTN: UK-Switzerland CR&D Round 2

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £4m for innovative projects with Swiss partners in all technologies. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, and…

31st January 2024

Dr Rob Orford OBE named new Chief Executive of Moondance Cancer Initiative

Wales’ most senior healthcare scientist has taken on a new role to help Wales become a world leader in cancer outcomes. Dr Rob Orford, who has been Chief Scientific Adviser…

31st January 2024

Cardiff and Vale College Fast Track Training Programmes

Are you eager to dive into the exciting worlds of digital technology, data analysis or cybersecurity? Join one of Cardiff & Vale College’s Tech Bootcamps to kickstart your career! Fully…

31st January 2024

NHS Cancer Programme Innovation Open Call 3 Now Open

Funding Opportunity: NHS England has announced the third round of the NHS Cancer Programme Innovation Open Call. Applications are invited for innovations or new approaches that will detect cancers earlier and increase…

31st January 2024

Will remote GP consultations transform future primary care?

A survey conducted by the Wales Centre for Primary and Emergency Care Research (PRIME), part of the Health and Care Research Wales funded community, has revealed that people with higher…

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