Posted on March 22, 2017
In partnership with the Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE), Swansea University, WIHSC has been working on a major study commissioned by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to evaluate the impact that patient information and support services in UK NHS ophthalmology departments makes for patients, the clinic and on services more generally.
Posted on March 20, 2017
There has been much debate in England on when (and whether) physical and mental health will have parity of esteem in the NHS.
Posted on March 9, 2017
Professor Marcus Longley, Director of WIHSC, gave the above presentation to the Public Health Research, Policy and Practice: Working Together in Wales Conference.
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Posted on February 13, 2017
WIHSC Director, Professor Marcus Longley, look part in a panel discussion on Radio 4’s The World at One
on 9th February 2017 with Sir Harry Burns, former Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, and Dr Amanda Doyle, head of CCGs in NHS England.
Posted on January 23, 2017
WIHSC Emeritus Professor, Morton Warner, wrote to The Observer contributing to the discussion on the above.
Posted on November 17, 2016
WIHSC publishes today the report of research conducted this year on how Health Boards in Wales respond to NICE guidelines.
Posted on November 11, 2016
A new electronic mobile phone and tablet app has been launched to improve information sharing and support for children and young people with autism.
Posted on November 9, 2016
Professor Marcus Longley is giving evidence this morning to the National Assembly’s Finance Committee on the draft budget’s impact on preventative spending and preparing for an ageing population.
Posted on October 24, 2016
Professor Marcus Longley gave oral evidence to the National Assembly External Affairs Committee as part of its enquiry into the potential impact of Brexit on public services in Wales.
Posted on October 13, 2016
The Health Foundation has undertaken an independent study looking at the sustainability of the NHS in Wales up to 2019/20.
Posted on October 12, 2016
WIHSC Director Professor Marcus Longley, accompanied by one of the jurors, has this morning presented the verdict of the Citizens’ Jury to the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group. The Group will now advise the Welsh Government on the action to be taken.
Posted on July 12, 2016
WIHSC Director Professor Marcus Longley has written a piece for the Bevan Foundation’s publication Exchange, out now, on the challenges facing the new Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport.
Posted on July 11, 2016
On Friday, WIHSC’s Citizens’ Jury completed its 4-day examination of the responsibilities of patients and the public to combat antibiotic resistance. A good summary of many of the issues, including interviews with jurors and affected patients, is on the BBC web site.
Posted on July 8, 2016
WIHSC’s Citizens’ Jury on Antibiotic resistance comes to a conclusion today in Cardiff City Hall, after 4 days of hearing evidence from leading experts. This is the first time that a Citizens’ Jury has been asked to decide what responsibilities we all, as patients and citizens, have to conserve our remaining antibiotics.
Posted on June 24, 2016
External Professor Justin Jewitt writes a follow up blog on Delayed Transfers of Care.