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November 2021

Support programme for carers of people with dementia recommended for use in Wales

A psychological support programme aimed at reducing depression among carers of dementia patients has been recommended for use in Wales…
Read moreabout Support programme for carers of people with dementia recommended for use in Wales article date November 2021

November 2021

Guidance published: Natriuretic peptides to rule-in and rule-out a diagnosis of heart failure in adults in the emergency department setting

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of Natriuretic peptides to rule-in and rule-out a diagnosis of heart failure in…
Read moreabout Guidance published: Natriuretic peptides to rule-in and rule-out a diagnosis of heart failure in adults in the emergency department setting article date November 2021

November 2021

8 key issues reviewed by the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre so far

Health Technology Wales is a Collaborating Partner of the  Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre (WCEC) which, since March 2021, has reviewed…
Read moreabout 8 key issues reviewed by the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre so far article date November 2021

November 2021

Social care expert appointed as Chair of Stakeholder Forum

An expert in social care has been appointed by Health Technology Wales (HTW) as Chair of its newly formed Stakeholder…
Read moreabout Social care expert appointed as Chair of Stakeholder Forum article date November 2021

October 2021

HTW collaborates with global network of health technology assessment agencies on patient involvement position statement

Health Technology Wales (HTW) has joined forces with health technology assessment agencies across the world to write a position statement…
Read moreabout HTW collaborates with global network of health technology assessment agencies on patient involvement position statement article date October 2021

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…
Read moreabout Health Technology Wales scoops international award article date October 2021

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…
Read moreabout ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published article date October 2021
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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…
Read moreabout HTW Chair, Professor Peter Groves: Tenure extended article date September 2021
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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…
Read moreabout HTW Strategic Plan 2021-25 is published article date July 2021

July 2021

Guidance published: Haemodialysis antimicrobial barrier caps

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of Haemodialysis antimicrobial barrier caps.
Read moreabout Guidance published: Haemodialysis antimicrobial barrier caps article date July 2021

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…
Read moreabout ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published article date July 2021

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.
Read moreabout Guidance published: Point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose gallstone disease article date May 2021

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.
Read moreabout Guidance published: Corneal cross-linking (CXL) article date May 2021
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…
Read moreabout ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin published article date April 2021
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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…
Read moreabout Health Technology Wales seeks suggestions of innovations that transform care article date April 2021
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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…
Read moreabout Health Technology Wales to partner with Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre article date March 2021
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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…
Read moreabout HTW Strategic Plan – Stakeholder consultation article date March 2021
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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…
Read moreabout Webinar: Technologies and topics article date February 2021
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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…
Read moreabout The importance of evidence-informed decision making to improve health and social care article date January 2021

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