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09th December 2019

Creo updates on fundraising success

Creo Medical Group has conditionally raised £50m and is proposing to raise a further £6.6m in line with the plan it outlined earlier this week. When unveiling its fundraising plan, the Chepstow-headquartered medical device specialist said the finance would help it capitalise on opportunities presented by the emerging field of surgical endoscopy and provide a…

09th December 2019

Irish Consul General’s praise for life sciences partnership

The Irish Consul General to Wales has visited Swansea University Medical School for a special briefing about the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN). Denise Harahan was welcomed to the University by Vice-Chancellor Paul Boyle and CALIN directors Shareen Doak and Steve Conlan and deputy director Gareth Healey. Established in 2016, CALIN is an…

06th December 2019

Winners announced for MediWales Innovation Awards

Winners have been announced at the fourteenth annual MediWales Innovation Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements in NHS Wales and in the Welsh life science and health technology communities.
01st December 2019

Twins’ journey to become doctors sees them reunited in Swansea

Identical twins Will and Alex Carroll-Adams have been reunited at Swansea University as they both pursue their ambition to become a doctor. Will is in his fourth and final year of the graduate entry medicine (GEM) course but he has now been joined by Alex who has just begun his studies. Both the 27-year-old twins…

01st December 2019

Recruitment Boost for NHS Wales at Home and Abroad

According to the latest Welsh Government figures, the target for GP training places in Wales has been exceeded. The quota for GP training places increased from 136 to 160 this year and 186 places have been filled. Representing an increase of 38% on last year’s 144 places filled. The Minister has also been in India to…