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16th June 2019

Barry woman takes on channel swim challenge – British Heart Foundation

Seven friends and colleagues are swimming the English Channel for the first time to raise vital funds for British Heart Foundation research.
31st May 2019

Health Hack event turns NHS challenges into technology ventures

At the two-day event, which took place on 23rd and 24th May at the Life Sciences Hub Wales, five successful projects were awarded with Welsh Government funding of £7500 and further support from the Bevan Commission to develop their innovative solutio
01st May 2019

New podcast series brings fresh perspectives on health and care innovation

Life Sciences Hub Wales is launching 'Healthy Thinking', a new podcast series today (1 May 2019).
29th April 2019

Experts head into the community to show how sharing experiences can improve lives

Swansea University is championing a project to bring people together in the community to share their experiences and learn from each other. Having a chuckle, swapping stories and exchanging memories as part of a group can all have really positive benefits according to experts at the Wales School for Social Care Research, based at the…

29th April 2019

Welsh House Builder Raises £10,000 for Tenovus Cancer Care

Staff at Pontypridd house builders Davies Homes have been tackling a series of challenges to raise more than £10,000 for Tenovus Cancer Care. The latest will see Managing Director Matthew Davies run the London Marathon at the end of April, before a team of more than 20 staff and sub-contractors attempt the Welsh Three Peaks…

18th April 2019

Business space for life sciences in South Wales – Survey

Work is well underway to develop the new £350 million Grange University Hospital in Cwmbran. Adjacent to the hospital, there is potential to develop land for a new Medi Park, envisaged as a new location for higher-value commercial uses in the life sciences sector.   Torfaen CBC has commissioned SQW to consider potential demand for…

28th March 2019

SEHTA Job Vacancy – Healthcare Technology Research Analyst

We are looking for a Graduate with qualifications in life sciences or relevant physical sciences (relevant postgraduate qualification desirable), with an understanding of the health sector (desirable). The applicant should also have significant numerate and analytical skills, high levels of IT competency, particularly in MS Office, excellent communication skills, especially written but including oral, motivation…

26th March 2019

UK Government Financially Support Trade Shows in the Middle East and Africa

Through Medilink’s strong partnership with the Department for International Trade, there are now TAP* grants on offer to support UK companies who wish to exhibit at international trade shows.  These events are fantastic platforms to showcase products and services, meet and do business with dealers, distributors, manufacturers, government officials and local hospitals.  Bookings now open…

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…

20th March 2019

Lecturer helping to shape healthcare in his homeland

A Swansea University lecturer has been sharing his expertise to help improve medical care in his homeland of Iraq. Gastroenterologist Dr Laith Al-Rubaiy, a Senior Clinical Lecturer at Swansea University Medical School, he has just returned from a trip back to Basra, where he trained, where he addressed an international conference. He is now working…