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07th February 2019

Syml Connect Expert Advice: Use LinkedIn effectively for brand awareness

SME’s strive to find the ideal opportunity to shine and break the commercial barrier. Identification of gaps within current marketing processes to strategically plan online content is essential to achieve successful results. An honest assessment of current projects and diligent SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis helps to prioritise projects that demonstrates better prospects…

05th February 2019

University team to play vital role in two global research projects

Swansea University’s reputation for top-level research has been given another major boost after it helped secure two major new grants from the European Commission. The In Vitro Toxicology Group at the University’s Medical School is a partner in a pair of international projects which have been awarded grants totalling 11 million euros from the Horizon…

05th February 2019

NHS innovators in Wales celebrated at national showcase

Bevan Exemplars presented pioneering health and care projects at the Senedd Health and care professionals who trial and test out innovative ideas on the frontline of the NHS shared their work at a showcase event at the Senedd – National Assembly for Wales on 24 January, sponsored by Dawn Bowden AM. More than 40 Bevan…

05th February 2019

Cardiff Airport’s Annual Update: 2019

Cardiff Airport has held its annual update for Assembly Members at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. Over the past twelve months, Cardiff Airport has delivered a further 8% growth in passenger numbers and welcomed more than 1.58 million people through Wales’ national airport. This figure follows growth of 9% in 2017 and 16% in 2016….

05th February 2019

Future funding of social care a priority for government – Vaughan Gething

Health and Social Services Minister Vaughan Gething will today outline the ambitious programme of work to explore a social care levy for Wales. He will take over the work of chairing the inter-Ministerial group on paying for social care, which was set up last year to investigate the future funding options and social care models…

05th February 2019

£7m to improve the mental health of children and young people in Wales

An additional £7.1m will help to protect, improve and support the mental health of children and young people in Wales, Health Minister Vaughan Gething will announce today. The new investment will support the implementation of the Welsh Government’s response to the recommendations made by the National Assembly’s Children, Young People and Education Committee in its…

05th February 2019

Actions to address the greatest public health challenge of our generation – obesity – announced

A consultation on the Welsh Government’s new plan to combat the greatest public health challenge facing Wales – obesity – has been launched by Health Minister Vaughan Gething. Called ‘Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales’, the consultation outlines the actions to be taken to help people in Wales maintain a healthy weight. The UK has one of…

05th February 2019

Health Minister announces £7m investment in south Wales’s hospitals

The Welsh Government is investing £7m in a new operating theatre and two new scanners at hospitals across South Wales, Heath Minister Vaughan Gething announced today. £1m will be used to develop an extra operating theatre at the University Hospital in Llandough, as part of a new elective treatment centre at the hospital. The centre…

05th February 2019

Health Minister announces £1.8m investment to redevelop Gower health centres

Two health centres on the Gower will be redeveloped thanks to a £1.8m investment from the Welsh Government, Health Minister Vaughan Gething announced today. The funding will enable Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to refurbish and redevelop Penclawdd and Murton health centres, providing modern, fit-for-purpose facilities. The investment in Penclawdd will see a wide…

05th February 2019

Welsh Government host public events in North Wales to tackle obesity as part of new plan

A new Welsh Government consultation has been launched to address one of the greatest public health challenge of our generation – obesity. In Wales 60 % of the adult population and 27% of four and five year olds are overweight. The Welsh Government has launched a new plan to to help people in Wales maintain…