News & Events

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

Event

Sep 2022

Health Technology Wales to celebrate 5th anniversary with a virtual event

We are pleased to announce that we will  holding a virtual event to celebrate our fifth anniversary on December 8th.

News

Sep 2022

Health Technology Wales partners with international health technology assessment bodies to collaborate on shared challenges

Six health technology assessment (HTA) bodies from three continents are to join forces to collaborate on a range of topics that will benefit people accessing healthcare around the world.

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Sep 2022

Health Technology Wales and Life Sciences Hub Wales pledge to renew collaboration

Health Technology Wales (HTW) and Life Sciences Hub Wales (LSHW) are to continue working in partnership after the two organisations pledged to maintain and further develop their  successful relationship.

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Jul 2022

Guidance published on laryngeal biopsy for people with suspected head and neck cancer

Health Technology Wales has published guidance on laryngeal biopsy for people with suspected head and neck cancer in outpatient settings Laryngeal biopsy uses a small instrument to remove a sample of cells from the larynx so it can be examined for signs of cancer.

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Jul 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 April to June 2022.

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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