Pelican Feminine Healthcare Invests in Sterilisation Unit

Cardiff-based Pelican Feminine Healthcare has invested in a new sterilisation unit, said to be the first of its kind in Wales. The £400,000 investment means Pelican can not only manufacture medical instruments at its Cardiff site, but sterilise them as well, making it one of the few companies in the UK capable of doing so. [...]

By |2016-02-16T16:32:13+00:00February 16th, 2016|Medical Equipment, Women's health|0 Comments

Social Media Campaign Raised Cervical Screening Awareness in Wales

Cervical Screening Wales took to social media last month to encourage women across the country to attend regular smear tests. The virtual campaign, run during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (25th – 31st January), aimed to spread the message that NHS screening saves lives. Cervical Screening Wales posted Facebook updates twice daily, in the form of [...]

By |2016-02-08T22:24:00+00:00February 8th, 2016|Cancer, Women's health|0 Comments

Call to Improve Health Services for Women and Children

Hywel Dda Health Board has taken action to improve women and children’s services in Withybush and Glangwili hospitals and will take advice from its doctors and nurses before making any further changes to overnight rotas and gynaecology surgery. At a full health board meeting recently held, board members approved an action plan detailing the measures [...]

By |2016-02-01T16:49:32+00:00February 1st, 2016|Paediatrics, Women's health|0 Comments

Changes To Cervical Screening Programme In Wales

Women receiving annual smear tests may be able to return to three-yearly screening sooner thanks to a new test that’s been introduced by Cervical Screening Wales, as the programme testing for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) was extended to a further group of women from 30 November. HPV testing was introduced into the cervical screening programme in [...]

By |2016-01-21T16:53:25+00:00December 11th, 2015|Featured, Vaccinations, Women's health|0 Comments
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