1st Mar 2019
Our latest rapid review examines key facilitators and barriers to the use of oxygen therapy from the perspective of patients with IPF and their carers.
12th Oct 2018
We are delighted to announce that Anthony Byrne has been awarded an honorary chair at Cardiff University. Anthony leads the Community theme of the Wales Cancer Research Centre and is also Clinical Director of the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre.
4th Oct 2018
This years’ winner of the BMA Oncology Book of the Year is “Problem Solving in Patient-Centred and Integrated Cancer Care”. Prof Annmarie Nelson, Scientific Director of the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, and colleagues Dr Jim Fitzgibbon and Kate Cleary of the Wales Cancer Research Centre, were commissioned to write a chapter in the book on patient and public involvement.
22nd Aug 2018
Capacity building. We have significantly increased capacity in this quarter with the capture of a new PhD studentship examining late effects of radiotherapy on function in high grade glioma patients, and the appointment of two joint WCRC/Clinical Implementation Board posts.
14th May 2018
End of life care for care home residents. Sixteen percent of all deaths registered in Wales during 2016 took place in a care home. We have undertaken a survey, commissioned by the End of Life Care Board and funded by Welsh Government, to identify the key challenges to delivering high quality end of life care in care homes in Wales.