As engineers, health professionals, educationists and others who believe in the power of science and engineering as a force for good, we are writing to condemn the continued sponsorship of today's Big Bang Fair by BAE Systems and other arms
It is funded by Cancer Research UK and AstraZeneca through a National Cancer Research Network initiative and is being co-ordinated by Cancer Research UK's Wales Cancer Trials Unit at Cardiff University and Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff. On the
A clinical trial using an experimental drug originally designed to treat breast cancer is being launched in the UK, for patients with advanced lung cancer. The drug, called olaparib, is a type of treatment called a PARP inhibitor and will be given to
It is being coordinated by Cancer Research UK's Wales Cancer Trials Unit at Cardiff University and Velindre NHS Trust in Cardiff. Patients will have chemotherapy first and those who respond will be then given olaparib or a placebo. The
Simon Dean, chief executive of Velindre NHS Trust, said the partnership would help it realise its vision of a "world-class cancer campus" which meets the individual needs of each patient. "Maggie's Centres are renowned for
Simon Dean, chief executive of Velindre NHS Trust, said: “I am very excited by the prospect of working closely with a range of partners to realise our vision of a world class cancer campus which meets the individual needs of each patient.
Patients at Morriston Hospital’s Surgical Decision Making Unit are enjoying relaxing views of local sights, thanks to photos taken by one of the doctors.
Recent figures have shown that the flu virus is circulating across parts of Europe including Wales. The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is urging everyone especially those in ‘at risk’ groups, to ensure they are protected.
Tackling the harms associated with substance misuse continues to be a key priority for the Welsh Government, Health Minister, Mark Drakeford today explained in a conference to 150 key stakeholders in Swansea.
Patients and staff from the renal unit at Morriston Hospital are taking part in a number of events to celebrate World Kidney Day on Thursday 13th March.
They are already loved by countless families across Carmarthenshire and this week the rest of Wales will meet Nan Duncan, Caren Thomas, Sian Maynard, Anwen Evans and Lyn Smith-Hurley, the stars of BBC One Wales’ brand new programme The Country
Nurses from the Renal and Diabetic unit at Wrexham Maelor Hospital will be in Sainsbury’s supermarket in Wrexham to promote World Kidney Day on 13th March.
Patient Claire Davies is singing the praises of a community mental health service helping her overcome a severe phobia of blood and injuries.
A pilot service for cancer patients admitted as emergencies into Singleton Hospital will be launched this month.
Building work is well underway on the new Blaenavon Primary Care Resource Centre. View further details about progress on the new Blaenavon Primary Care Resource Centre page.
A Palliative Care project developed at Velindre Cancer Centre will be showcased at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) ‘Shared Learning Awards’ this year.
Nic Cowley, Emma Ash and Thomas Dumbleton of NWSSP Procurement Services have been shortlisted for individual recognition at the upcoming Welsh National Procurement Awards.
The figures were a slight improvement on those for December 2012, and a Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust spokesman said the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust had “experienced increased pressure in December with unpredictable and 'spikey' ... ...Read more...
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Elderly patients taken to Princess of Wales Hospital with broken hips after a fall now have a better chance than ever of going on to make a full recovery....Read more...
Elderly patients taken to Princess of Wales Hospital with broken hips after a fall now have a better chance than ever of going on to make a full recovery.
Keeping your heart healthy, whatever your age, is the most important thing you can do to help prevent and manage heart disease.
The Health Minister Mark Drakeford has urged people within the health sector in Wales to nominate people for a St David Award.
The figures were a slight improvement on those for December 2012, and a Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust spokesman said the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust had “experienced increased pressure in December with unpredictable and
SLIDING down the staircase handrail was one of the simple joys of living at home when I was a kid.
A new website giving patients easily accessible information on NHS performance was launched today by the Welsh Government.
Today, Welsh Government Health Minister Mark Drakeford launched a three month call for evidence in order to review the current advisory structure of health bodies in Wales to see how to make the system more efficient, effective and
The board's laundry service, Greenvale, based at the former Llanfrechfa Grange Hospital site near Cwmbran, serves Gwent hospitals and also has contracts with Cardiff and Vale, and Powys Health Boards, Velindre NHS Trust, and smaller contracts in