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News articles from across Velindre University NHS Trust

SYMPLIFY Study

Cancer is easier to treat if it is diagnosed early. There is a need to improve screening pathways and develop new diagnostic technologies that reduce the impact on NHS resources whilst specifically detecting those with cancer at an earlier stage.

The competition to deliver the new Velindre Cancer Centre begins

Following the evaluation of the pre-qualification questionnaire responses, the competition to deliver the new Velindre Cancer Centre has now begun with two consortia, Future Health and Acorn, proceeding to the dialogue stage of the procurement. 

Powys Blood Brothers
Powys Blood Brothers
Three "blood brothers" celebrated for helping hundreds of patients in need

Three men from Newtown, Powys are encouraging more people to give blood. Together they have made a combined 263 blood donations, providing enough blood to save the lives of over 700 adults or 1,500 babies.

VCC Wall Graphics - Hospital of Hope image
VCC Wall Graphics - Hospital of Hope image
How a passing conversation with a patient developed into creating an amazing experience for patients, their loved ones and dedicated staff at Velindre Cancer Centre.

Velindre Cancer Centre Patient Chris Carpenter, and our triage colleague Debbie Phillips exchanged a passing conversation about giving something back to Velindre. From this chance encounter, we are delighted to have now developed an amazing experience for all who walk through the doors at Velindre.

Velindre survey image
Velindre survey image
Our future, Our strategy 2032

What are the challenges facing blood collection in the short and longer term? How should we respond to the wellbeing challenges championed by Welsh Government and Future Generations Commissioner?  Our organisational strategy comes to an end this year and we want to build a new one that reflects your aspirations. 

Female runner
Female runner
Welsh Blood Service partners with Welsh Athletics and Run 4 Wales to encourage the running community to 'get set and give blood'

Amateur and professional runners across Wales are being called upon to become lifesaving blood donors through a new campaign from the Welsh Blood Service, Welsh Athletics and Run 4 Wales.

Wecan activity
Wecan activity
Cancer Rehabilitation Pathway Launches

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