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Patients get first glimpse of new animated SACT education video

The animated video provides information to patients who are starting their cancer treatment with a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (commonly known as TKIs and whose name usually ends in -nib).

Velindre placement nominated for prestigious national award

The First Floor Ward at the Cancer Centre has been shortlisted for a Student Nursing Times Award in the ‘Student Placement of the Year: Hospital’ category for a hub and spoke model in the practice learning environment.

The front entrance of Velindre Cancer Centre and Mark Williams inside the building using a computer.
The front entrance of Velindre Cancer Centre and Mark Williams inside the building using a computer.
Digital degree apprenticeships make a difference at Velindre

At Velindre University NHS Trust, our organisation and our employees are reaping the rewards from apprenticeships. Digital Degree Apprenticeships help to upskill existing staff, improving their knowledge to bring new perspectives and future-ready skills to the workplace.

Emma Capps stands under pink light as the WBS logo is projected onto a wall.
Emma Capps stands under pink light as the WBS logo is projected onto a wall.
Landmark changes introduced by the Welsh Blood Service to increase blood cancer and blood disorder survival rates

More people than ever before can now join Welsh Blood Service’s bone marrow registry to help patients overcome blood cancers and blood disorders, in changes introduced to mark World Cancer Day.

Isabel smiles as she
Isabel smiles as she
Newport teenager celebrates NHS support a year on from cancer diagnosis

Isabel Dockings, 17 from Newport, was diagnosed at The Grange University Hospital with Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer that had spread at the top of her thigh. She now marks a year since her diagnosis on 6 February 2023 and three months cancer free.

5 Minute Improvement of the Month Winner | December 2023

The Service Improvement Team are delighted to announce the recipients of the December 5 Minute Improvement of the Month Award.

A clincian is using a tablet device.
A clincian is using a tablet device.
Pilot app could help speed up AOS patient pathway

An innovative digital app will be trialled as part of the Acute Oncology Service (AOS) project at Velindre Cancer Centre of which a key ambition is to work smarter to enhance patient care using technology.

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