News

16th June 2019

Barry woman takes on channel swim challenge – British Heart Foundation

Seven friends and colleagues are swimming the English Channel for the first time to raise vital funds for British Heart Foundation research.
06th June 2019

New research helping to reveal more about megaviruses

Swansea University has played a key role in transatlantic research to develop a greater understanding of megaviruses and their potential to cause life-threatening illnesses.
04th June 2019

Funding and Finance – Top Tips

At a recent MediWales conference on Funding and Finance, a panel made up of advisers from Brewin Dolphin, Geldards and PwC together with Mark Bowman from Pulmon IR and Paul Morgan from Biovici shared their top tips for successfully raising finance. Here is a summary of the top tips from the panel: Martyn Davies from…

04th June 2019

Health Technology Wales approved Data Accessor for NICE’s new Health Tech Connect resource

Health Technology Wales (HTW) is an approved Data Accessor for the newly launched HealthTech Connect, an online resource provided by NICE.
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