News articles from across Velindre University NHS Trust
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.