News > July > 2017

28th July 2017

£86 million funding announced for new medicine and technology

The UK government has announced new funding of up to £86 million for UK firms to develop medical breakthroughs. The package will allow small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop and test new technologies in the NHS.
26th July 2017

Diabetic sight loss cut by screening, research from Swansea University shows

The proportion of diabetic people in Wales who go blind or suffer sight loss has almost halved since a new national retinopathy screening programme started in 2007.
24th July 2017

Denny Bros team up with leading artist to support mental health charity

A partnership between Denny Bros and a renowned artist has led to two unique works of art adorning the ground floor entrance of their impressive headquarters.
20th July 2017

Swansea University based Bevan Commission sets out radical new proposals for improving quality in NHS Wales

A new discussion paper from the Bevan Commission has been published this week – setting out new proposals for improving quality in NHS Wales.
20th July 2017

£21m investment in research to increase opportunities for patients and develop the treatments of tomorrow

More than £21m will be invested by the Welsh Government during the next year in high quality research in the Welsh NHS to help researchers develop the treatments of tomorrow.
17th July 2017

Building work starts on new hospital in Cwmbran

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething AM will today (17th July 2017) cut the first ground on the building of a brand new hospital in Llanfrechfa, Cwmbran.
17th July 2017

Welsh Ambulance Service moves research and innovation offices to Swansea University Medical School

The Welsh Ambulance Service has moved its research and innovation offices to the Institute of Life Sciences at Swansea University Medical School, further strengthening the links between the two teams.

14th July 2017

£3.4m Pencoed radiology and imaging academy plan unveiled

A new academy to train radiologists and imaging professionals is to be created in Wales with £3.4m of Welsh Government funding.
12th July 2017

UK first as forensic artist joins team rebuilding faces at Morriston Hospital

A forensic specialist has been taken on at Morriston Hospital to work with surgeons carrying out intricate facial reconstruction surgery.
12th July 2017

Funding awarded to antibiotic resistance collaboration

RedKnight Consultancy and Imspex Diagnostics, two small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in South Wales, along with three other partners, have been awarded a grant of €2.37m from Horizon 2020.