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16th June 2020

CE Marking For Five New Creo Devices

Creo CTO Chris Hancock Creo Medical Group has secured CE marking of five new devices. The listed medical device company, which is focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, said the devices form the Creo GI (gastro-intestinal) suite of advanced energy devices across four technology platforms. The CE marking of the full range of…

16th June 2020

Cardiff-based Pelican Healthcare Hits Manufacturing High Despite Covid-19

Pelican Healthcare Ltd, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of disposable stoma products in the UK and Ireland healthcare markets, has achieved record levels of manufacturing during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite having to recruit and train half its production workforce due to the virus.  For the first two weeks of the pandemic, approximately 50 per…

16th June 2020

Positive NHS health economics data: Savings of nearly £5,000 per procedure using Speedboat

Creo Medical Group plc (AIM: CREO), the medical device company focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, announces that initial data from the UK’s leading user of the Company’s Speedboat device demonstrates that the use of Speedboat can sa
12th June 2020

Be part of a new project helping to shape mental health and wellbeing support in Wales after Covid-19

Researchers behind a major new study charting how the people of Wales have coped with coronavirus are appealing for volunteers to share their experiences. The study, which is being led by Swansea University’s Professor Nicola Gray, is examining just what impact coronavirus has had on the mental health and emotional wellbeing of the Welsh population….

12th June 2020

Award Nomination for Chris Hancock CTO of Creo Medical

Creo Medical Group, the medical device company focused on the emerging field of surgical endoscopy, has announced that Creo Medical founder and Chief Technology Officer, Chris Hancock, has been shortlisted for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) A F Harvey Engineering Research Prize.  The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with…

12th June 2020

More than £680m Reaches Welsh Firms in Covid-19 Support

Business support grants worth more than £680m have reached businesses across Wales to help them respond to the financial challenges of Covid-19, ministers have announced. The latest figures show that more than 56,000 grants have been paid to companies across the retail, leisure and hospitality sector whose property has a rateable value of £51,000 or…

11th June 2020

NHS staff tackling COVID-19 use virtual reality to help reduce anxiety and stress

Researchers and clinicians hope pioneering VR use can be rolled out to workers across the UK
11th June 2020

Single Use Surgical support Cavell Nurses’ Trust by donating 5p from every product sold in the UK

Single Use Surgical will donate 5p from the sale of every disposable surgical instrument sold in the UK to Cavell Nurses’ Trust to help support the nursing family in their time of need.
05th June 2020

Why digital healthtech is more important than ever

We talk a lot about the role of digital tech in healthcare – its ability to speed up diagnosis, manage conditions and improve both patient care and the way in which healthcare professionals connect with patients, for example. In these testing times, it is also becoming apparent that the role of digital has an increasingly…

05th June 2020

Wales Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research Awarded £2.8m Funding

The Wales Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research (CADR) has been awarded £2.8 million in funding for the next five years. The funding is part of a £44 million investment from the Welsh Government into health and social care research. With a role to improve the quality of care in Wales, Health Technology Wales (HTW)…