The West Quay Medical Centre in Barry has undertaken a quality improvement (QI) project to reduce the number of patients not attending their appointments (DNAs) and to ensure that patients get to see the right health care practitioner.At the centre, which covers 14,000 patients across Barry, Dr Sue Goodfellow and her team have made a …
Matt Temby, Director of Operations for CD&T, has received a personal award from the Cardiff and Vale UHB Innovation Team for his continued support of innovation initiatives.
Innovators from Cardiff and Vale UHB have been awarded Welsh Government funding for their digital improvement initiatives as part of the annual Welsh Health Hack. Of the five prizes available at the event on the 23rd and 24th May, Cardiff and Vale UHB participants won two of them, enabling them to develop their projects further.The …
Do you have an innovative idea to improve the way that the NHS works in Wales? Are you passionate about improving patient and health outcomes? Then you should become a Bevan Exemplar - and right now is the time to apply.Every spark of an idea needs to be nurtured, and the Bevan Exemplar scheme does …
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is working in partnership with the bike share scheme, nextbike, to offer patients a unique code that will give them six months of unlimited bike access on prescription.
Colleagues from across the health board met at University Hospital of Wales yesterday for ‘An Introduction to Health Pathways’.
Clinical staff on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are transforming patient care via technology thanks to vCreate, a secure video messaging service that allows care givers to send updates to parents when they're unable to be by their child's side.
Breakthrough in Microneedle Technology at the MediCentre PicoFluidics MediCentre Picofluidics Ltd, a medtech company based in the Cardiff MediCentre at University Hospital of Wales, has completed its proof of concept testing for a breakthrough microneedle patch that could transform the way that patients receive certain medicines.
Two of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board's outstanding trainee doctors were honoured with prestigious BEST Trainee Awards this month for their passion and commitment to transforming healthcare for the people of Wales
Surgeons at the University Hospital of Wales have been using a state-of-the-art da Vinci robot to operate on prostate cancer patients since 2014. Now, they're using the same innovative technology to transform the care of kidney patients.