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NMC CNO Visit

NMC Chief Executive Officer and Chief Nursing Officer visit the School of Healthcare Sciences

5 May 2022

NMC CEO and Welsh Government CNO marked this year’s International Day of the Midwife with visit to WHO Collaborative Centre.

Close up of an eye

Stem cell discovery provides new hope for people with dry eye disease

29 April 2022

Researchers have discovered how to generate miniature lacrimal glands from human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to combat the effects of dry eye disease.

A&E

Serious violence peaked after COVID-19 restrictions eased – report

26 April 2022

New data shows 23% rise between 2020 and 2021 – the biggest jump since records began in 2001

Red blood cells

Breakthrough in blood stem cell research

19 April 2022

Research from Cardiff University has identified the purest blood stem cell population to date.

Mental health support scheme for NHS workers extended to social care staff in Wales

5 April 2022

Cardiff University-led Health for Health Professionals Wales scheme rebranded as Canopi

Biosciences Cultural Event

Bioscience students put on "the event of the year"

5 April 2022

It was an opportunity for our students to shine, and shine they did

Landmark study reveals 42 new genes associated with increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

4 April 2022

Largest study of its kind could reveal new avenues for therapeutic intervention

Scientists use vaccination to successfully treat COVID-19 for first time

21 March 2022

Jab used to treat instead of prevent disease in patient who had virus for 7.5 months

Optom clinic

New NHS eye care centre opens at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

21 March 2022

A new NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre has opened at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences with the aim of reducing hospital waiting times for patients requiring eye care.

 Flanged male orangutan in the Kinabatangan forest

One billion dollars not enough to halt orangutan decline

17 March 2022

A new study shows that despite huge investment orangutans are still rapidly declining, leading to calls for better targeted conservation strategies