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January 2023

‘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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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…
Read moreabout Guidance published on virtual reality intervention for pain management article date January 2023

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…
Read moreabout HTW and NICE pledge to continue working in partnership article date January 2023

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…
Read moreabout HTW renews MoU with Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee article date December 2022
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.…
Read moreabout Guidance published on a treatment for diabetic foot ulcers article date December 2022

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…
Read moreabout Life Sciences Hub Wales’ new report highlights impact of supporting NHS Wales, social care and industry partners article date November 2022

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…
Read moreabout HTW renews partnership with the All-Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre article date October 2022
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…
Read moreabout Guidance published on left atrial appendage occlusion to treat adults with atrial fibrillation article date October 2022
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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.…
Read moreabout National bodies to continue building on success of Celtic Connections strategic alliance article date October 2022
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…
Read moreabout ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published article date October 2022
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…
Read moreabout HTW publishes pilot adoption audit report article date October 2022
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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.
Read moreabout Health Technology Wales to celebrate 5th anniversary with a virtual event article date September 2022
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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…
Read moreabout Health Technology Wales and Life Sciences Hub Wales pledge to renew collaboration article date September 2022
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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…
Read moreabout Health Technology Wales partners with international health technology assessment bodies to collaborate on shared challenges article date September 2022

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…
Read moreabout Guidance published on laryngeal biopsy for people with suspected head and neck cancer article date July 2022

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…
Read moreabout ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published article date July 2022

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.…
Read moreabout Appeal launched for digital solutions to solve health and social care challenges in Wales article date July 2022

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…
Read moreabout HTW publishes guidance on stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) article date June 2022

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