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31st May 2019

Cwm Taf Morgannwg maternity services put into special measures as report identifies serious failings

Health Minister Vaughan Gething, demands urgent improvement in response to today’s report into maternity services at the former Cwm Taf University Health Board.
31st May 2019

‘Hospital to Healthier Homes’ pilot scheme extended

A pilot scheme that helps older people to remain independent in their own homes and leave hospital more quickly has been extended into this autumn.
31st May 2019

Foundational Economy Challenge Fund doubled as Welsh Government look to maximise benefits of local pound

The Welsh Government’s Foundational Economy Challenge Fund has been doubled to £3 million and is now open for applications, First Minister Mark Drakeford has today announced.
31st May 2019

£2.5 million to transform health and social care services in Powys

A major programme in north Powys is the latest to receive £2.554 million funding from the Welsh Government’s £100 million Transformation Fund to back new ways of delivering health and social care services.
31st May 2019

Minister welcomes improvement in NHS Wales elective waiting time performance during period of record demand

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has responded to the latest NHS performance statistics published today.
31st May 2019

Health Hack event turns NHS challenges into technology ventures

At the two-day event, which took place on 23rd and 24th May at the Life Sciences Hub Wales, five successful projects were awarded with Welsh Government funding of £7500 and further support from the Bevan Commission to develop their innovative solutio
31st May 2019

The Bevan Commission and Health Technology Wales forge a strategic partnership

The collaboration will further enable the NHS in Wales to benefit from expert technical advice and robust research support
31st May 2019

Manuka honey to kill drug-resistant bacteria found in cystic fibrosis infections

Manuka honey could provide the key to a breakthrough treatment for cystic fibrosis patients following preliminary work by experts at Swansea University.
31st May 2019

Proton Partners Hails “Momentus” Year

Proton Partners has reported quarter-on-quarter revenue growth in its maiden results since going public.
28th May 2019

We’re supporting the NHS Wales Awards 2019!

Now in the twelfth year, the NHS Wales Awards are an opportunity to showcase good practice and innovation in transforming the quality and safety of patient care.