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January 2023

Five-year progress review highlights prospects for future development

Health Technology Wales is pleased to announce the publication of its five-year review which highlights its strong progress and prospects…
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Guidance

January 2023

Guidance published on virtual reality intervention for pain management

Health Technology Wales has published guidance on the use of virtual reality (VR) distraction therapy for the management of pain…
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January 2023

HTW and NICE pledge to continue working in partnership

Health Technology Wales (HTW) and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) are pleased to announce they have…
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December 2022

HTW renews MoU with Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee

HTW has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC). The two organisations have…
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5th Anniversary

December 2022

Health Technology Wales celebrates its 5th anniversary

Health Technology Wales has celebrated its 5th anniversary with a virtual event featuring speakers from across the health, social care,…
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Guidance

December 2022

Guidance published on a treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

A treatment for people with diabetic foot ulcers has been recommended for routine adoption in Wales by Health Technology Wales.…
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November 2022

Life Sciences Hub Wales’ new report highlights impact of supporting NHS Wales, social care and industry partners

Life Sciences Hub Wales has published its Annual Report, which highlights how it is accelerating the development and adoption of…
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October 2022

HTW renews partnership with the All-Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre

Health Technology Wales and the All-Wales Therapeutics & Toxicology Centre (AWTCC) have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding, pledging to continue…
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Guidance

October 2022

Guidance published on left atrial appendage occlusion to treat adults with atrial fibrillation

Health Technology Wales has published guidance on a type of heart surgery that can be used to prevent blood clots…
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October 2022

National bodies to continue building on success of Celtic Connections strategic alliance

A strategic alliance between Health Technology Wales (HTW) and its national counterparts in Scotland and Ireland is to be renewed.…
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Advice on health technologies

October 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…
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Pilot Audit Report

October 2022

HTW publishes pilot adoption audit report

The impact of national guidance published by Health Technology Wales (HTW) has been revealed in its first adoption audit pilot…
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September 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.
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September 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…
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September 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…
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July 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…
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July 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…
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July 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.…
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June 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…
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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…
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