News

01st July 2019

NHS performance stats show rising demand on health services

The latest NHS performance stats released today show the volume and scale of the increasing demand that the NHS in Wales faces. A&E attendances were the third highest May on record. Emergency admissions volumes for May are also among the highest on record and pressure on emergency care facilities continues to grow, with the medium…

27th June 2019

Professor’s passion for research as strong as ever as after release of 100th paper

After a career spanning more than 20 years, Swansea University’s Gareth Jenkins has marked a notable achievement – the release of his 100th paper. And Professor Jenkins, Director of Research at Swansea University Medical School, says his most recent publication – which explains how in the future oesophageal cancer could be diagnosed  with a £30…

25th June 2019

World Leading Medical Expert Helping Guide £1.3 Billion City Deal

A world leading breast cancer expert is helping guide a £1.3 billion programme of investment that’s worth nearly 10,000 well-paid jobs to South West Wales. Simon Holt, a recently retired consultant surgical oncologist at Llanelli’s Prince Philip Hospital, is among the private sector specialists on the Swansea Bay City Deal’s Economic Strategy Board. Also including…

25th June 2019

First orders for listed medical device brand

A medical device manufacturer has received its first commercial orders for its surgical endoscopy device. The first purchase orders come from two US hospitals and follow on from the successful roll out of the company’s Clinical Education Programme in the US which has now trained seven practitioners across six hospitals. According to the company, the…

21st June 2019

SEHTA PR: 2019 Accessing the NHS Guide for SMEs: Moving Forward

SEHTA is pleased to announce the release of our 2nd Accessing the NHS Guide for SMEs – Moving Forward, supported by leading health law firm Hill Dickinson, which was launched on Wednesday 19thJune at this year’s SEHTA AGM & Annual Conference at the offices of Hill Dickinson’s Broadgate Tower offices in London. Most health technology…

21st June 2019

ABHI Leadership Team to share industry knowledge at Medica 2019

The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is delighted to be taking key members of its senior leadership team to MEDICA 2019 to offer knowledge, expertise and support to all of its UK exhibitors.
21st June 2019

New Welsh Government programme to ‘boost people’s digital confidence, health and well-being’

A new Welsh Government programme will work with organisations across Wales, in order to help people increase their confidence using digital technology, with the aim of helping them improve and manage their health and well-being.
21st June 2019

Healthy and Active Fund in Action

Welsh Government, Sport Wales and Public Health Wales have come together to deliver the first phase of the £5.4 million Healthy and Active Fund (HAF) - aiming to improve mental & physical health by enabling the adoption of healthy & active lifestyle.
21st June 2019

£22.7 million funding announced towards delivering A Healthier Wales

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has welcomed progress in delivering the £100 million fund to transform the way health and social care is delivered, as he announced the latest allocation ahead of the first anniversary of A Healthier Wales.
21st June 2019

Cardiff University secures £3.6 million EU funds for new scientific research facility

Cardiff University has secured £3.6 million in EU funds to create a new research facility that will help Welsh industry develop cleaner, greener and lower-cost products.