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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 patients sooner. The Future of Diagnostics Delivery in the UK report, which is backed by both the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Association of…

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 and delivers fresh perspectives from cross-sector thought leaders. This new digital resource reviews the wealth of knowledge available about innovation in health and social care…

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 referrals using the Welsh Admin Portal (WAP) into three English trusts; the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, Wye Valley Trust and the Robert Jones and…

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 in the UK. Following the publication in March of ‘Saving and improving lives: the future of UK clinical research delivery’, the UK government and devolved administrations…

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 in the US. The space – located at Summit, Danbury, Connecticut – is designed to support Creo’s global growth and focus in the US 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 and during any fresh COVID-19 outbreaks. Research by OnePoll for ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps, found respondents are prepared…

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 our collaboration and partnership with Chris Coulson, PhD, FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Ajith George, FRCS, Consultant ENT Surgeon in the development of the essential…

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 out how this Welsh Government funded project progressed from design to prototype, then completed in just under 6 months.  

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 firm Exponent has reached an agreement to sell BBI Group  to Novo Holdings A/S, a global life sciences investor. Founded in 1986, BBI provides critical…

09th 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 the FinTech, InsurTech and financial services sectors, alongside cryptoassets and blockchain, banking and insurance. Charlotte Gregory has joined the firm from Browne Jacobson as a…