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October 2020

Guidance published: Rapid antigen detection tests (RADT)

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of RADT for group A streptococcal infections to treat people with a sore…
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October 2020

‘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.
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October 2020

What is the value of incorporating research expertise into the development of health technologies?

To coincide with the launch of the HTW Scientific Advice Service, we asked an important question to influential individuals in…
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October 2020

Health Technology Wales announces a new Scientific Advice Service for health tech developers – HTW SAS

We’ve launched the new HTW Scientific Advice Service, a consultancy service to support health technology developers in Wales. It assists…
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September 2020

Health Technology Wales training returns in virtual format

The free 90-minute webinars will introduce the key concepts and methods in HTA and HE to build understanding and capacity…
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September 2020

Case Study: META tool pilots with Rescape Innovation

As part of a pilot of the Health Technology Wales (HTW) Scientific Advice Service, we undertook a consultation with a…
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September 2020

Case study: META tool pilots with Bevan Health Tech Exemplars

We trialled the HTW Scientific Advice Service with a cohort of Bevan Health Technology Exemplars (HTE), a group of innovative…
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September 2020

HTW Quarterly: September 2020

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

‘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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July 2020

Case study: INAHTA HTA database testing

We responded to a call from INAHTA and joined an expert advisory group to provide high-level advice on the features…
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July 2020

INAHTA launch new international database

The database contains nearly 17,000 records of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) reports from over 120 different producers around the world.
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July 2020

Health Technology Wales and Life Sciences Hub Wales pledge strategic collaboration

Both organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support technology development and adoption to maximise health benefits for the…
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July 2020

SBRI announce new open call for funding innovation

The SBRI Centre of Excellence is excited to announce a new open call for funding innovation, in conjunction with Welsh…
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July 2020

Health Technology Wales to resume Appraisal Panel meetings and Guidance process

As health and care systems start to return to normal activities, Health Technology Wales (HTW) will resume our Appraisal Panel…
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July 2020

Case study: Hydrogen peroxide vapour to reprocess single-use PPE

Our researchers have produced multiple, high-level evidence-based reports for COVID-19 health technologies, known as Topic Exploration Reports (TERs). One of…
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June 2020

WATCH: How is Health Technology Wales making a difference? Stakeholders have their say

We spoke to five of our stakeholders to see what they thought of Health Technology Wales and our work to…
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June 2020

Case study: Convalescent plasma therapy

We produced a Topic Exploration Report (TER) on convalescent plasma therapy for people with COVID-19, which aimed to assess the…
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June 2020

Health Technology Wales and AWTTC sign strategic alliance

The two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and will share mutual benefits by fostering closer linkages and learning…
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May 2020

£150,000 competition for COVID-19 digital solutions – now open!

Welsh Government have announced a new funding competition for digital solutions to help fight coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Funding is available…
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May 2020

Wales Centre for Ageing and Dementia Research (CADR) awarded £2.8 million funding

The funding is part of a £44 million investment from the Welsh Government into health and social care research. With…
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