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30th September 2020

Forth founder named Health & Wellbeing Entrepreneur of the Year

Sarah Bolt wins Health and Wellbeing Entrepreneur of the year for Wales at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The category is new for 2020 and recognises those making a real difference with social impact in the health and wellbeing sector. As a winner, Sarah is automatically put forward as a finalist at the live National…

29th September 2020

Jellagen® announces collaboration with Mayo Clinic

Jellagen has entered into a license agreement for an exclusive grant to patent rights with Mayo Clinic  for the development in treatment of vocal cord paralysis.

22nd September 2020

£20m AgorIP Project Investment to Boost Innovation in Wales

The AgorIP Project which has helped the Welsh economy and innovation in west Wales to prosper over the last four years, has been extended to benefit all of Wales, with a total investment of more than £20m. AgorIP brings academics, clinicians and businesses together to pioneer research into cutting-edge technologies and drive commercial success with…

22nd September 2020

Health Tech Firms Solutions Go Live at Welsh Health Board

Health tech company DrDoctor has built on its strong presence in Wales, announcing its solutions are going live for patients of the Hywel Dda University Health Board. With DrDoctor services now running in three out of the seven Welsh Health Boards, the company now fills an integral role in the implementation of a value based…

22nd September 2020

MedTech Develops App For COVID-19 Test

A Welsh medtech specialist has developed a companion app for a Covid-19 test that could soon help world governments and health agencies manage and control the coronavirus pandemic. Cardiff-based Bond Digital Health is part of a global consortium that is producing a rapid diagnostic test for Covid-19. The antigen test, produced by Canadian company Sona…

22nd September 2020

Safety-critical alerts are changing at the MHRA

The MHRA will now issue all safety-critical alerts for medicines and medical devices that require action as National Patient Safety Alerts The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is changing the way it issues safety-critical alerts to healthcare providers. From now on, all safety-critical alerts for medicines and medical devices that require action to…

22nd September 2020

Study to help improve health, education and wellbeing of children in Wales launched

Researchers at the National Centre for Population Health & Wellbeing Research, funded by Welsh Government through Health and Care Research Wales, have launched a study to help inform how to improve health, education and wellbeing for all children in Wales. The Born in Wales study will develop the evidence for families, health care professionals and policymakers on how to…

17th September 2020

Abel & Imray Job Opportunity – Business Development Executive – Part time – Bath/Cardiff

We’re looking for an experienced B2B business development/marketing person to work with our Commercial Manager to help support our colleagues to retain, develop and create long-term client relationships.
17th September 2020

Welsh Hospital Upgrade Cost Over £60m More than Approved

Complex £171 million programme of asbestos removal and refurbishment at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd was completed successfully only a few months later than planned. An Audit Wales report sets out the key factors contributing to the significant increase in project costs. Following two asbestos-related incidents in 2010, the need for action to strip asbestos from Ysbyty…

16th September 2020

The Life Sciences Hub Wales is recruiting

Life Sciences Hub Wales drives transformational systematic change within the health and care sectors to create a better future for the people of Wales.