News & Events
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‘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 2023.
Watch our latest case study video
We are pleased to unveil our latest case study video which describes our appraisal of FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring and how it could change the lives of people living with diabetes in Wales.
International Women’s Day 2023 – Open Topic Call
This International Women’s Day Health Technology Wales has launched an open topic call to find non-medicine health and care technologies that could support women’s health. It is inviting health and care professionals, technology developers, academics, and members of the public to submit their ideas.
Support the development of the Health Technology Wales Appraisal Process Guide
We have produced a draft Appraisal Process Guide, which aims to clearly explain our health technology appraisal process to external stakeholders. Our goal is to increase understanding of the Health Technology Wales appraisal process, for anyone interested in our work or considering
Guidance published on photobiomodulation
Health Technology Wales has published guidance on photobiomodulation for the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis and radiation dermatitis associated with cancer treatment.
Latest figures show how Wales is fuelling the UK’s life sciences vision
The importance of Wales to the UK life sciences sector has been highlighted in two sets of recent figures that demonstrate strong performance in key aspects of life sciences businesses in Wales. Figures from the Office for Life Sciences (OLS), released on 01 December 2022, which cover data up to the end of the financial year in 2021, demonstrate strong growth in income and employment for life sciences businesses in Wales.
HTW and the Bevan Commission renew partnership
Health Technology Wales (HTW) and the Bevan Commission have renewed their partnership, pledging to work in partnership to improve health and social care in Wales. The two organisations began their collaboration in 2019, building on their shared goals to support innovation and maximise health and social care benefits for the people of Wales. They have now signed an MoU to continue their partnership.
HTW appointed as Collaborating Partner of Evidence Centre set to conduct vital research into health and social care challenges
HTW is to be a Collaborating Partner of a new Health and Care Research Wales Evidence Centre, funded by Welsh Government through Health and Care Research Wales to provide Ministers and other decision-makers with vital research evidence to tackle health and social care challenges facing Wales. With a focus on addressing a wide range of health and social care needs, the new Centre, due to open in April 2023, will help ensure policies and services in Wales draw on findings from the most up to date and rigorous resea
New Deputy Chair appointed for Health Technology Wales Appraisal Panel
We are pleased to announce the appointment of a Deputy Chair for the Health Technology Wales Appraisal Panel (AP) Dr Andrew Champion, Assistant Director, Evidence Evaluation and Effectiveness at the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) has been appointed to the role.