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10th February 2020

Life science innovation project wins extra €5m investment

A unique Irish-Welsh partnership involving life science expertise at Swansea University has won €5 million of additional funding. The extra money will help the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN) continue to develop the life science sector across the two countries. CALIN is backed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales…

10th February 2020

Funding Secured at the Welsh Health Hack 2020

The Welsh Health Hack returned for the fourth time this January, in Anglesey north Wales. The event, hosted by event partners M-SParc, was attended by over 100 people across industry, academia and the NHS. What is the Welsh Health Hack? This revolutionary marathon style event encourages colleagues (challengers) across health and social care to present key…

03rd February 2020

£8 million to transform health services in Pontypridd

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced an £8 million investment to complete the £10m transformation of a health park in Pontypridd. The redeveloped Dewi Sant Health Park will bring together a range of health and social services under one roof. Including GP surgery, dentistry, mental health and substance misuse services and a newly refurbished diagnostic…

03rd February 2020

£13m for new health centre in Cardiff

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has announced £13m funding for a new Wellbeing Hub in Cardiff. The Wellbeing Hub @ Maelfa will build on the existing advice, support and education services provided by the local authority and voluntary sector at the Powerhouse Hub incorporating the Llanedeyrn Health Centre to provide a range of services in one…

03rd February 2020

£89m fund supporting new ways of delivering care across Wales

An £89m Welsh Government fund is providing care closer to home for people of all ages, helping reduce pressure on hospitals and social care services across Wales, the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan said during a visit to a school in Cardiff today. At Ty Gwyn Special School in Ely, which supports pupils…

03rd February 2020

University of South Wales Partners With Capital Law

The University of South Wales’ (USW) School of Law has partnered with leading Welsh law firm, Capital Law, to develop its Legal Advice Clinic’s pro bono initiative. The new scheme will see junior lawyers from Capital Law collaborate with Student Clinic Volunteers, to provide pro bono legal advice to the community. The School of Law…

15th January 2020

Cardiff University to Share in £18.5m Biosciences Boost

Cardiff University is to share in £18.5m funding for postgraduate research training in biosciences. The University has secured funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) – part of UK Research and Innovation – for a Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). The partnership will offer fully-funded, four-year PhD studentships and a training programme in…

06th January 2020

NHS Wales Bursary extended to 2023

The Health Minister Vaughan Gething today (Friday 29th November) has announced the extension of the NHS Wales Bursary until 2023. The announcement provides clarity on bursary arrangements for the next three academic years to both students and providers. The bursary, which is no longer available in England, will be available for an additional two cohorts…

06th January 2020

Multimillion pound boost for Cystic Fibrosis centre announced

First Minister Mark Drakeford will today announce an extra £4.7m to redevelop and expand the All Wales Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Centre at University Hospital Llandough. The centre is the only specialised adult CF centre in Wales and provides a friendly and caring environment for people with CF, ensuring they receive the best possible therapy…

06th January 2020

Health and social services spending to increase by £421m in Wales

Health Minister Vaughan Gething has welcomed an extra £421m for health and social services in Wales, including more investment in transformation and buildings. The extra investment announced in the 2020/21 Welsh Government draft budget takes health and social services spending in Wales to over £8bn a year. Despite pressure on our overall budget, I’m delighted…