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30th September 2019

EKF Diagnostics opens new R&D facility in UK

Special Projects Laboratory opened in EKF’s Cardiff HQ to develop new applications in non-core markets and support other global diagnostics R&D facilities EKF Diagnostics’ new R&D laboratory at its Cardiff headquarters EKF Diagnostics, the global in vitrodiagnostics company, announcesthat it has opened a new Research & Development facility at its Cardiff, UK headquarters. The new…

30th September 2019

New measure for cancer services in Wales is a UK first

For the first time, all cancer patients in Wales are having their waiting time measured from when their cancer is first suspected rather than from when their referral is received in hospital. The new measure, a first in the UK, aims to speed up diagnosis and ensure people with cancer are treated more quickly. It…

30th September 2019

Quay Pharma partnering this years Microbiome Movement – Drug Development & Nutrition Asia Summit

Quay Pharma is an independent, privately-owned Contract Development Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO). They specialise in the development of innovative new entities for biotech companies, globally. They are proud to be attending and partnering this years event. Part of the globally recognised Microbiome Movement, the 2nd Microbiome Movement – Drug Development & Nutrition Asia Summit will return to…

30th September 2019

University partnership provides unique training environment for health students

Health students at Swansea University are now able to learn vital skills at a unique new training facility in the heart of a busy hospital. The Aneurin Bevan Clinical Skills Centre has been created in a former ward at Singleton Hospital and provides an opportunity for nursing and medical students to practise clinical skills in…

03rd September 2019

New Ownership Promises a Bright Future for Rocialle and Guardian

Prospects are exciting for our customers and our business as the newly forged relationship presents opportunities for the sharing of knowledge and innovation  I am delighted to announce that Rocialle Healthcare Ltd (comprising Rocialle and Guardian) has been purchased by a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhende Medical Co. Ltd and Multigate Medical Products Ltd. Zhende, a market leading, Shanghai Exchange listed…

19th August 2019

Nerve stimulator helps relieve suffering from chronic pain

Development of new neurotechnologies provides non-pharmaceutical alternatives to chronic pain relief. Imagine never being able to hug your loved ones because of chronic, excruciating pain. This was the case for Joan who suffered severe neuropathic pain for over 6 years after a Schwannoma (a nerve sheath tumour) was removed from around her brachial plexus. The entire right…

05th August 2019

Do you have tattoos? – A discussion around tattoos and MRI scans

By Martin J. Stuart (Cardiff Healthcare Innovation Ltd.)   If you have ever had an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan, you would have filled out what is known as a screening form. The form asks questions to determine whether or not it is safe for you to be scanned in an environment that combines a…

12th July 2019

Swansea University researcher wins £35,000 funding to improve lung cancer detection

A researcher based at Swansea University has secured £35,000 from the ICURe Awards, Innovate UK. Dr Charles Brilliant, 28, will use the funding to further his research using infrared light to determine the molecular structure of sputum to detect lung cancer. It means that patients could get an initial diagnosis in their GP surgeries, rather…

10th July 2019

Repose confirmed as gold standard for pressure ulcer prevention

New randomised control trial evidence confirms Frontier Medical Group’s Repose® as gold standard for pressure ulcer prevention. Published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, Professor Dimitri Beeckman and his team have compared the effectiveness of the Repose static air support system versus alternating air pressure support surfaces, in a nursing home population at high…

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…