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05th December 2018

MediWales Innovation Awards 2018 Winners Announced

This week guests from industry, the NHS, government and academia gathered for the MediWales Innovation Awards, celebrating the year’s biggest achievements in the Welsh life sciences sector. The black tie event was held on 4th December at Cardiff’s National Museum of Wales and delivered with support from BioWales, the Welsh Government’s Healthcare Technology, Strategy &…

15th November 2018

Patients Have the Answers to Improve Health and Care in Wales

1,400 patient responses from the Education Programme for Patients were analysed for the first time by the Bevan Commission
12th November 2018

Welsh Based Digital Start-up Earns Place on NHS Digital Innovation Accelerator

Signum Health has been selected as one of only 34 companies to be recognised as offering the highest potential to help NHS England meet the challenges of an ageing population and scarce resources.
02nd November 2018

Job vacancy: Director of Health and Care Research Wales/Deputy Director of Research and Development Division

Job vacancy: Director of Health and Care Research Wales/Deputy Director of Research and Development Division
31st October 2018

Digital start-up Signum Health secures further investment and appoints new Chairman

Signum Health has secured a further £400,000 in an equity co-investment led by the Development Bank of Wales, with further investment obtained from private investors.
23rd October 2018

University think tank ready to share findings on future of health care

Academics at a top think tank are seeking talks with Welsh Health Secretary Vaughan Gething to discuss the future of health and social care in Wales.
10th October 2018

Call to industry – Welsh Rare Diseases Implementation Group

The Welsh Implementation Plan for Rare Diseases was updated in July 2017 and re-affirms the Welsh Government’s commitment to empowering those with a rare disease in Wales.
12th September 2018

Artificial intelligence and electronic health records could help suicide prevention efforts

Artificial intelligence could be used in future to identify those at risk of suicide, new research has suggested. AI can be used to scan a patient’s health history and has the potential to highlight patients who may be at increased risk of suicide.
12th September 2018

BabySaver made in Wales could transform newborn care in Uganda

Hundreds of thousands of babies’ lives could be saved each year in developing countries thanks to a device manufactured in a North Wales Rehabilitation Engineering Unit at Bryn Y Neuadd Hospital in Llanfairfechan.
11th September 2018

Swansea University Medical School celebrates with health boards as first Physician Associates graduate

Swansea University Medical School has celebrated the achievements of their very first cohort of Physician Associate students at a special celebration along with invited guests from across NHS Wales.