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19th February 2019

ABPI Publish Report on Bridging the Skills Gap in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

ABPI release report following 2018 survey on the skills gap in the biopharmaceutical industry. The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has published a report on the skills gaps within the pharmaceutical industry, titled ‘Bridging the Skills Gap in the Biopharmaceutical Industry: Maintaining the UK’s Leading Position in Life Sciences’. The report looks at the…

07th February 2019

New course’s success rewarded with funding for extra places

Swansea University Medical School is so successful at training physician associates it has already been awarded funding to offer extra places. Its first cohort of Physician Associate Studies Master’s students only graduated last summer but now the number of places available on the two-year course is set to rise by 10 to 30 this September….

07th February 2019

Syml Connect Expert Advice: Use LinkedIn effectively for brand awareness

SME’s strive to find the ideal opportunity to shine and break the commercial barrier. Identification of gaps within current marketing processes to strategically plan online content is essential to achieve successful results. An honest assessment of current projects and diligent SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis helps to prioritise projects that demonstrates better prospects…

05th February 2019

Cardiff Airport’s Annual Update: 2019

Cardiff Airport has held its annual update for Assembly Members at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. Over the past twelve months, Cardiff Airport has delivered a further 8% growth in passenger numbers and welcomed more than 1.58 million people through Wales’ national airport. This figure follows growth of 9% in 2017 and 16% in 2016….

05th February 2019

Actions to address the greatest public health challenge of our generation – obesity – announced

A consultation on the Welsh Government’s new plan to combat the greatest public health challenge facing Wales – obesity – has been launched by Health Minister Vaughan Gething. Called ‘Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales’, the consultation outlines the actions to be taken to help people in Wales maintain a healthy weight. The UK has one of…

05th February 2019

Health Minister announces £7m investment in south Wales’s hospitals

The Welsh Government is investing £7m in a new operating theatre and two new scanners at hospitals across South Wales, Heath Minister Vaughan Gething announced today. £1m will be used to develop an extra operating theatre at the University Hospital in Llandough, as part of a new elective treatment centre at the hospital. The centre…

05th February 2019

Health Minister announces £1.8m investment to redevelop Gower health centres

Two health centres on the Gower will be redeveloped thanks to a £1.8m investment from the Welsh Government, Health Minister Vaughan Gething announced today. The funding will enable Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board to refurbish and redevelop Penclawdd and Murton health centres, providing modern, fit-for-purpose facilities. The investment in Penclawdd will see a wide…

05th February 2019

Welsh Government host public events in North Wales to tackle obesity as part of new plan

A new Welsh Government consultation has been launched to address one of the greatest public health challenge of our generation – obesity. In Wales 60 % of the adult population and 27% of four and five year olds are overweight. The Welsh Government has launched a new plan to to help people in Wales maintain…

30th January 2019

Into 2019: Intelligent Innovation’s Role In The Shape Of Medtech Things To Come

Executive Summary Brexit, the “Implant Files” and the new EU regulations – however large they loom at present, they will in time be seen as mere tactical challenges for a global medtech industry working hard to ensure that it is ready for the massive health-care delivery and service-oriented changes to come. Preparing for the future…

23rd January 2019

£765,000 Grant for Swansea University-based Biotech Firm

Bionema Ltd, a leading biotech Swansea University-based company, has received a grant award from Innovate UK to further develop technology that could help combat pests which cost the worldwide economy billions every year. The £765,000 grant was awarded under Innovate UK’s Open Competition and will fund part of a collaborative project with the University of…