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October 2021

Health Technology Wales scoops international award

A prestigious global prize has been awarded to Health Technology Wales (HTW) for its approach to evaluating the impact of…
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October 2021

‘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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September 2021

HTW Chair, Professor Peter Groves: Tenure extended

We are delighted to announce that the tenure of our Chair, Professor Peter Groves, has been extended by the Minister…
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July 2021

HTW Strategic Plan 2021-25 is published

We are pleased to announce the publication of the HTW Strategic Plan 2021 – 25, developed in consultation with our…
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July 2021

Guidance published: Haemodialysis antimicrobial barrier caps

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of Haemodialysis antimicrobial barrier caps.
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July 2021

‘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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May 2021

Guidance published: Point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose gallstone disease

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose gallstone disease.
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May 2021

Guidance published: Corneal cross-linking (CXL)

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of corneal cross-linking (CXL) for the treatment of adults and children with keratoconus.
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April 2021 Advice on Health Technologies bulletin

April 2021

‘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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April 2021

Health Technology Wales seeks suggestions of innovations that transform care

Health Technology Wales is looking for ideas from across health and social care to improve the quality of care in…
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March 2021

Health Technology Wales to partner with Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre

The national Health Technology Assessment (HTA) body will provide research expertise and input to the brand-new £3m centre for COVID-19…
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March 2021

HTW Strategic Plan – Stakeholder consultation

We’re seeking the views of external stakeholders on the content and direction of our strategy. You’re invited to provide your…
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February 2021

Webinar: Technologies and topics

In part two, patient groups and organisations are invited to explore the concept of a health technology and how these…
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January 2021

‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published

The bulletin lists advice and guidance published by us and other health technology assessment (HTA) agencies across the UK and…
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January 2021

The importance of evidence-informed decision making to improve health and social care

In their introduction of the report, Professor Peter Groves, HTW Chair, and Dr Susan Myles, HTW Director, reflect with their…
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January 2021

HTW Annual Report 2020 is published

The 40-page report explores the areas we’ve worked on over the last year and reflects on our role as a…
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January 2021

Suspension of HTW appraisal process

We have, unfortunately, taken the decision to suspend our Appraisal Panel meetings and the publication of new national Guidance until…
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December 2020

HTW Quarterly: December 2020

The third edition of HTW Quarterly, our new e-newsletter to bring regular updates on our activities, is now available
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November 2020

HTW officially joins EUnetHTA

The Executive Board of EUnetHTA accepted an application to formalise our membership in October and we’ve now been officially welcomed…
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October 2020

Guidance published: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of TAVI for the treatment of patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis who…
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