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29th July 2011

Melys AFS: August’s MediWales featured member

Melys AFS Limited is a medical devices company specialising in non-invasive technologies. Chronic Atrial Fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia seen in medical practice. It causes increased patient morbidity and mortality and adds significantly to the burden of health care costs. Once identified, it can be treated to minimise risks such as stroke and heart…

29th July 2011

Promove UK: August’s MediWales featured member

Promove UK Ltd is based at Aberystwyth with manufacture outsourced to a factory in Merthyr. The principle product, the Promove Sling was born when its inventor, Dr Huw Thomas, himself a wheelchair user, was frustrated by intrusive manhandling and a lack of an alternative. Launched in 2007, the sling is now widely used by Emergency…

18th July 2011

Introducing Altasciences Company Inc

ALTASCIENCES, currently comprises of Simbec Research Ltd (UK) and Algorithme Pharma (Canada). Both companies will continue to provide comprehensive worldwide early stage clinical drug development services from Bioequivalence to Phase I/ IIa, including the necessary support services in this critical stage of drug development. While each of these units will maintain its identity, with each…

14th July 2011

Could an Investor Director help your business to grow?

  Thinking about growing your business? Take a look at Catalyst’s Investor Director Programme Catalyst provides Investor Directors to early stage companies. Currently the Catalyst database has over 3000 individuals with extensive industry experience. These Investor Director’s are successful business people who want to diversify their own investment portfolio, invest in fast growth early stage…

13th July 2011

Valleys firm launched new infection control service to beat superbugs

Valleys firm launched new infection control service to beat superbugs  Ambitious family-owned Cymru Healthcare is launching a new decontamination service to help protect private nursing homes and carers from outbreaks of superbugs such as C Difficile and MRSA.   The Valleys healthcare company has developed a decontamination unit, which allows bed mattresses and covers to…

13th July 2011

National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR)- July Newsletter

Click here to Read NISCHR’s July newsletter now for an update on their Academic Health Science Collaboration (AHSC); the launch of their Permissions Coordinating Process; their funded Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Biomedical Research Units (BRU) in Wales; and their funding schemes, with details of current calls.  

08th July 2011

Hospitals ‘named and shamed’ on bedsores record which costs NHS

 7:30AM BST 04 Jul 2011, by The Telegraph Hospitals are being "named and shamed" in an effort to end the bedsore crisis which is costing the NHS £4 billion a year. Ten have been listed on a league table which outs the worst offenders, with Warrington and Halton Hospitals Trust in Cheshire topping the list….

05th July 2011

MediWales member Teamworks Design & Marketing launch new website

Teamworks Design Consultants has recently rebranded, becoming Teamworks Design and Marketing. The company’s name change highlights its recent growth in skills and capacity and also its ability to remain diverse and forward thinking in light of 25 years’ worth of experience.  The newly launched website showcases a large proportion of their current portfolio, with…

05th July 2011

MediWales member Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Latest Innovation in High-Throughput Tissue Processing

New Thermo Scientific STP 420ES Tissue Processor Accelerates Processing Times and Enables Leaner Workflows    RUNCORN, UK, (July 4, 2011) – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the Thermo Scientific STP 420ES Tissue Processor for high-throughput tissue processing. This new tissue processor enables faster turnaround times for same-day diagnosis…

04th July 2011

NISCHR: Permissions Co-ordinating Process (PCP) Launch

NISCHR Permissions Co-ordinating Process (PCP) Launch From today, 04 July 2011, the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) Permissions Co-ordinating Process (PCP) will be introduced for all research being undertaken in NHS Wales. The NISCHR PCP will co-ordinate the process of gaining research permissions from NHS organisations across Wales. The NISCHR Permissions…