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11th April 2018

NWIS and Life Sciences Hub Wales to create digital health ecosystem

The NHS Wales Informatics Service and Life Sciences Hub Wales have joined forces to launch a digital health and care network to help tech companies access the sector and share innovations.
04th April 2018

UK’s first proton beam cancer centre to open in Newport

The UK's first high-energy proton beam therapy centre for treatment of life-threatening cancers is due to open in Wales.
03rd April 2018

New eight week target for heart disease tests in Wales

Patients with suspected heart disease in Wales will be diagnosed and treated sooner as diagnostic tests are given an eight week target.
29th March 2018

Cardiff major trauma centre to go ahead

The University Hospital of Wales looks set become the first major trauma centre in the country after an agreement by six health boards.
28th March 2018

Proton Partners International granted formal approval to begin treatment in Wales

Proton Partners International has been granted formal technical and regulatory approval from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales to begin treating patients with proton beam therapy at its Rutherford Cancer Centre in Wales.
28th March 2018

£200m life sciences village planned for Llanelli

Plans for a state-of-the-art life sciences business centre and assisted living centre on a 46-acre site near Llanelli have been lodged with Carmarthenshire Council.

16th March 2018

Swansea University and Pfizer Drive Forward Collaboration at BioWales 2018

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer and Swansea University are driving forward their vision to improve health and wellbeing for the people of South West Wales, delegates at this year’s BioWales conference were told.
13th March 2018

A flu vaccine in pill form has been created by Welsh scientists

Scientists at Cardiff University have created the world’s first vaccination in pill form – a breakthrough which could “revolutionise” patient care and save the NHS money.

13th March 2018

Cell and gene therapy research boost for NHS Wales team

It is hoped patients in Wales will get far quicker access to cutting edge treatment and medicines, thanks to a £7m funding boost.
21st February 2018

British Heart Foundation publish Cardiovascular Disease statistics for Wales

About the British Heart Foundation - Our mission is to win the fight against heart and circulatory disease. Our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from heart and circulatory disease.