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31st May 2019

The Bevan Commission and Health Technology Wales forge a strategic partnership

The collaboration will further enable the NHS in Wales to benefit from expert technical advice and robust research support
28th May 2019

We’re supporting the NHS Wales Awards 2019!

Now in the twelfth year, the NHS Wales Awards are an opportunity to showcase good practice and innovation in transforming the quality and safety of patient care.
15th May 2019

Student nurses’ passion for their course wins Department top award

Nursing staff at Swansea University are celebrating after winning a top national award for the quality of their teaching. The University’s Department of Nursing scooped the Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration) title at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards. Judges praised the team of students involved in the University’s submission and particularly highlighted…

29th April 2019

Minister sets out vision for cutting edge technology in NHS Wales

Health Minister Vaughan Gething, has set out his vision for cutting edge precision medicine to improve health and deliver a sustainable future for NHS Wales. During, a visit to the Rutherford Cancer Centre in Newport, Mr Gething announced new strategies to transform pathology and precision therapeutics in Wales. He said: To address future challenges from…

28th March 2019

NHS Wales continues performance improvement despite another record busy month

Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, has welcomed improvements in emergency department performance and progress in cutting the longest waits for treatment despite another record busy month. Commenting on the latest performance statistics published today, Mr Gething also thanked NHS Wales staff for their hard work and commitment during the busy period. The highest number of patients…

28th March 2019

New standards for GP practices to raise and improve level of service for patients in Wales

The recent National Survey results showed a decline in satisfaction with GP services from 90% being satisfied in 2016-17 to 86% in 2017-18 and 42% of participants found it difficult to make an appointment at their practice an increase from 38% in the previous year. People in Wales should know what to expect when they…

26th March 2019

University’s nursing department in running for top awards

The high standard of nursing education on offer at Swansea University has led to it being shortlisted for four honours at a prestigious national awards event. Next month’s Student Nursing Times Awards sees the University’s Department of Nursing in the running for the Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration) category – to the delight…

26th March 2019

University team sharing award-winning ways of supporting mums-to-be

Swansea University’s Midwifery and Parenting Centre has proved so successful, the team behind it are set to share their experiences with colleagues across Wales. The Centre, at the University’s Health and Wellbeing Academy, offers free antenatal and postnatal care and support delivered by student midwives. Now its work has helped earn Dr Sarah Norris, Swansea…

05th February 2019

NHS innovators in Wales celebrated at national showcase

Bevan Exemplars presented pioneering health and care projects at the Senedd Health and care professionals who trial and test out innovative ideas on the frontline of the NHS shared their work at a showcase event at the Senedd – National Assembly for Wales on 24 January, sponsored by Dawn Bowden AM. More than 40 Bevan…

05th February 2019

Future funding of social care a priority for government – Vaughan Gething

Health and Social Services Minister Vaughan Gething will today outline the ambitious programme of work to explore a social care levy for Wales. He will take over the work of chairing the inter-Ministerial group on paying for social care, which was set up last year to investigate the future funding options and social care models…