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Dynamic elastomeric fabric orthoses for neuromuscular disease and central nervous system conditions

November 2021

Strategies for Relatives (START) intervention to improve the mental health of carers of people with dementia

November 2021

Natriuretic peptides to rule-in and rule-out a diagnosis of acute heart failure in adults in the emergency department setting

November 2021

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Jan 2022

Health Technology Wales launches search for ideas that could transform social care

Health Technology Wales has embarked on a search for technology with the potential to transform Wales’ social sector. It has launched a social care open topic call requesting that technologies and models of care and support that offer benefits to those who use social care are referred to them for assessment. Health Technology Wales, which appraises evidence and produces national guidance to inform the adoption of technologies within Welsh Care Systems, is inviting people accessing social care, social care professionals, researchers, technology developers and members of the public to submit their ideas by February 25th 2022.

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Jan 2022

‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published

We’ve published the ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin to support decision making on health technologies within NHS Wales. The bulletin lists advice and guidance published by us and other health technology assessment (HTA) agencies across the UK and Europe from October to December 2021.

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Jan 2022

HTW publishes Social Care Action Plan

Health Technology Wales (HTW) has published an Action Plan setting out how to adapt its processes for the social care sector. The plan follows the launch of a partnership with Social Care Wales which was set up with the aim of sharing expertise about how HTW can better engage with the social care sector in Wales and ensure its methods meet the sector’s needs.