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News articles from across Velindre University NHS Trust

National Cancer CNS Day

This event has been created to celebrate and highlight the strong contribution Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) provide to their patients every day.

Dr Hilary Williams is smiling in a garden.
Dr Hilary Williams is smiling in a garden.
New Royal College of Physicians Vice President for Wales

Dr Hilary Williams, a consultant in medical oncology at Velindre Cancer Centre, has been elected as the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) next Vice President for Wales.

Early learning from hospital-acquired COVID-19 patient safety investigations published

NHS Wales has published a new report detailing the good progress being made to investigate and learn from hospital-acquired COVID-19 in Wales.

Two people look at a poster at a research event.
Two people look at a poster at a research event.
Independent Board Members to promote research across NHS Wales

Health boards and NHS organizations in Wales have appointed one of their non-executive directors to be the voice of research and development on their Boards, as part of a new initiative by Health and Care Research Wales.

Palliative care consultant nominated for prestigious award

Professor Mark Taubert was nominated in the Critical Worker (Key Worker) category, which recognises an individual, team or group in Wales working in health and social care, the third sector, the emergency services, local government, education or childcare.

Wales Cancer Network publishes Cancer Improvement Plan for NHS Wales 2023-2026

The Wales Cancer Network has launched a three-year improvement plan, which is set to benefit patients and cancer healthcare professionals across Wales.

Incredible foundation funds nursing scholarships

A nursing scholarship that offers financial support for education or service improvement projects at Velindre Cancer Centre will continue to be available, thanks to a foundation set up in the name of a former patient.

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