11th November 2022

CTM launches Healthy Weight Systems Alliance

This week, partners from across the region came together to discuss the opportunities a system approach to healthy weights could bring to people across the region. Being a healthy weight…

9th November 2022

Research matters: our plan for improving health and care research in Wales

The draft Health and Care Research Wales Plan for 2022-2025 has been shared online in order to highlight key initiatives underway, outline future planned activities and provide the opportunity for comment prior…

8th November 2022

Audiology service transformation means quicker specialist access for patients

A major transformation of Swansea Bay’s primary care audiology services will deliver quicker specialist access for patients all across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot, and help free up GP time….

8th November 2022

Award Finalist’s Healthcare’s Remedy from “Trailblazing” Apprentices

An industry-leading apprenticeship programme is producing the next generation of specialist healthcare professionals to meet the future challenges posed by an ageing Welsh population. With 15,000 staff, Cwm Taf Morgannwg…

8th November 2022

Three Year Plan Launched to Transform Pharmacy in Wales

Updated goals for the pharmacy profession have been published, as the transformation of pharmaceutical care in Wales continues. The Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee’s vision for pharmacy, Pharmacy: Delivering a Healthier Wales, was…

7th November 2022

Health and Care Research Wales conference 2022

Our 8th annual conference took place on 13 October 2022 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. The theme of this year’s event was Where would we be without research? We showcased…

2nd November 2022

Pay Rise and New Contract for GPs in Wales

Health Minister, Eluned Morgan, has announced a new contract agreement with GPs in Wales, which will deliver the most significant reform of the contract since 2004. It includes a new…

2nd November 2022

Design Reality wins 6th award this year

The STEM Sustainability Award was presented to Dan McMurray representing Design Reality at a special awards ceremony in Cardiff on Thursday 27th October. This award was given in recognition of…

1st November 2022

Life-saving cardiac responder app is back

THE Welsh Ambulance Service has partnered with a life-saving app that lets first aiders know when there is a cardiac arrest in their area. The GoodSAM app uses GPS technology to alert trained…

1st November 2022

Design Reality Win the Sustainability Award!

They’ve won another award! The STEM Sustainability Award was presented to Dan McMurray representing Design Reality at a special awards ceremony in Cardiff on Thursday 27th October. The new award, the STEM Sustainability…

28th October 2022

Pharmaceutical Company Strikes Gold with Award-Winning Apprentice

Global pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging services company PCI Pharma Services struck gold when apprentice laboratory analyst Evan Coombs joined the business through the Aspire Blaenau Gwent Shared Apprenticeship Programme. Evan,…

28th October 2022

12-Month Extension to the Implementation of the Future Medical Device Regulations

The future Medical Device Regulations is a substantial reform of the current framework as outlined in the government response. The government is committed to ensuring that there is a proportionate…

25th October 2022

New Chairman appointed at GS Verde Group

Specialist merger and acquisition advisory business GS Verde Group has appointed Gavin Johns as its new Chairman, as the Group embarks on the next phase of its acquisition and growth…

24th October 2022

New vaccination plan to build on success of world-leading COVID-19 programme

Digital vaccination records and simplified booking systems are among some of the changes set out in a new plan to increase the take up of vaccinations across Wales. The plan,…

21st October 2022

Relieve your joint pain at home: a new study investigating the benefits of an online physio programme

In Wales, approximately 1 in 3 people suffer with muscle, joint and soft tissue pain with back issues and knee osteoarthritis being the most common. Researchers at Cardiff University have launched a…

20th October 2022

Roche launches next generation of rapid antigen tests

Roche has launched its next-generation portfolio SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests (“2.0”) for self-testing and professional use in countries accepting the CE mark.  Covid-19 In doing so, Roche builds upon its…

20th October 2022

Welsh Government response to latest NHS Wales performance data

A statement on current NHS waiting times. A Welsh Government spokesperson said: Progress continues to be made on the longest waits and we have seen a reduction in the number…

20th October 2022

Proposed changes to legislation on social care and continuing health care

Open consultation. The Welsh Government is considering some changes to the law, to improve social care and continuing NHS healthcare. Proposals include legislation to eliminate profit from the care of…

20th October 2022

Funding competition Partner selection for future Launchpads

The expression of interest of future launchpad opportunities is now open on the Innovation Funding Service. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is inviting local place leadership in…

20th October 2022

Health Technology Wales has published guidance on a type of heart surgery

Health Technology Wales has published guidance on a type of heart surgery that can be used to prevent blood clots in adults with atrial fibrillation (AF). AF is an irregular…

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