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27th March 2020

COVID-19: Call for Rapid Sanitising Technology for Ambulances

Do you have an innovative or novel approach to get ambulances cleaner quicker to help combat Coronavirus? The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is looking for rapid sanitising technology to speed up the time it takes to clean ambulances to help in the national effort against Coronavirus and save lives. It can take up to…

12th March 2020

Understanding NHS change is key to customer engagement

Oli Hudson, content director, at Wilmington Healthcare, which runs the Digital Learning Academy – the leading online learning platform for the life sciences industry – explains why medtech sales teams need an in-depth knowledge of the NHS transformation agenda. Singular possession of extensive product knowledge is no longer enough for medtech sales representatives. To successfully…

28th February 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you have been to the following areas since the 19 February: If you have returned from the following areas since 19 February: Iran Specific lockdown areas in Northern Italy as designated by the Government of Italy Special care zones in South Korea as designated by the Government of the Republic of South Korea You…

28th February 2020

Improvements in emergency waiting times and Ambulance Service hits target for January

Welsh Government response to the latest NHS Wales performance statistics. A Welsh Government spokesperson said: It is testament to the hard work of front line staff and robust winter planning that the Welsh Ambulance Service met its target for the most serious “red” patients, and improvements were made against the national 4 hour target for…

28th February 2020

Prevention is Better than Cure

Our healthcare system is something that we can all too easily take for granted, something that will always be there for us. However, the reality is our health resources are facing testing times. As our nation grows older, new challenges and increased pressures continue to strain the services we all rely on. Here, Cari-Anne Quinn, CEO…

03rd February 2020

Student nurse Laura’s commitment to patient wellbeing

A Swansea University student has launched a campaign to collect basic toiletries and resources for hospital patients who are unable to access them themselves. Laura Davies, a third year Adult Nursing student, realised some patients rely on the generosity of the public to donate them. Laura said she was inspired to launch the initiative after…

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

Record high demand on ambulance and Emergency Departments during challenging December

Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, has responded to the latest NHS performance statistics and announced an extra £10m, on top of the £30m earlier this year, to support health and social care delivery in recognition of increased pressure this winter. Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething said: I would like…

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 December 2019

Winners announced for MediWales Innovation Awards

Winners have been announced at the fourteenth annual MediWales Innovation Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements in NHS Wales and in the Welsh life science and health technology communities.