News & Events

Check back here for regular news updates, event information and press releases.

News

Jul 2022

Appeal launched for digital solutions to solve health and social care challenges in Wales

A search has begun for digital solutions to the biggest challenges facing the Welsh health and social care sectors today. Health Technology Wales (HTW) has launched a digital open topic call in a bid to identify the next big digital health technologies for Wales.

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Jun 2022

HTW publishes guidance on stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)

Health Technology Wales has published guidance recommending the routine adoption of stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) to treat people with primary kidney cancer who are not suitable for surgery or other ablative techniques.

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May 2022

HTW publishes guidance on electronic blood management systems

Health Technology Wales has published guidance recommending that health boards across Wales should adopt electronic blood management systems (EBMS) to support blood transfusions.

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HTW guidance is published on video laryngoscopy

HTW has published guidance on video laryngoscopy for people who need intubation in pre-hospital settings

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Read our 2021 Impact Report

HTW has published its latest Impact Report which summaries its achievements as a national health technology assessment organisation in 2021. We would like to thank the stakeholders that collaborated with us throughout 2021 and enabled us to continuing assessing technologies that will have a significant impact on health and social care services in Wales.

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May 2022

We’re hiring – join the Health Technology Wales team

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Health Services Researchers to join Health Technology Wales (HTW). We are seeking to recruit two Health Services Researchers as part of our work for the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre. 

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May 2022

Radiotherapy that can halve the time patients with prostate cancer spend receiving treatment is recommended for use in Wales

A form of radiotherapy that could halve the time prostate cancer patients spend receiving treatment has been recommended for use in Wales. Health Technology Wales (HTW) has published guidance recommending the routine adoption of Extreme Hypofractionated Radiotherapy (EHFRT) for the treatment of localised prostate cancer. 

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Apr 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 January to March 2022.

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Apr 2022

Recording of Digital Solutions for Health and Social Care in Wales event now available

A recording of the Digital Solutions for Health and Social Care in Wales event is now available to view via YouTube. Health Technology Wales joined forces with Life Sciences Hub Wales, Digital Health and Care Wales and Digital Health Ecosystem Wales to run the event which explored opportunities for digital solutions for health and social care.