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Radiotherapy that can halve the time patients with prostate cancer spend receiving treatment is recommended for use in Wales
A form of radiotherapy that could halve the time prostate cancer patients spend receiving treatment has been recommended for use in Wales. Health Technology Wales (HTW) has published guidance recommending the routine adoption of Extreme Hypofractionated Radiotherapy (EHFRT) for the treatment of localised prostate cancer.
We’ve published the ‘Advice on Health Technologies’ bulletin to support decision making on health technologies within NHS Wales. The bulletin lists advice and guidance published by us and other health technology assessment (HTA) agencies across the UK and Europe from January to March 2022.
A recording of the Digital Solutions for Health and Social Care in Wales event is now available to view via YouTube. Health Technology Wales joined forces with Life Sciences Hub Wales, Digital Health and Care Wales and Digital Health Ecosystem Wales to run the event which explored opportunities for digital solutions for health and social care.
We are delighted to announce the publication of our 2021 Annual Report, which describes the work we have carried out in the last year to improve health and social care for the people of Wales.
Health Technology Wales has helped address the challenge of bringing high-cost cell and gene therapies to NHS patients by creating a micro-costing toolkit.
We are joining forces with Life Sciences Hub Wales, Digital Health Ecosystem Wales and Digital Health and Care Wales to hold an event that will explore opportunities for digital solutions in health and social care.
Health Technology Wales has published guidance on the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to treat major depression that is treatment resistant.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our colleague Adrian Mironas who passed away on Monday January 24th. Adrian joined the HTW team as a Health Services Researcher in October 2019 and was a highly valued member of our team who will be greatly missed both personally and professionally.
A rapid review by HTW researchers exploring the risk of Covid-19 transmission from people vaccinated against the virus has been published. HTW carried out the rapid review of evidence on the transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2 from vaccinated people to unvaccinated or vaccinated people on behalf of the Wales COVID-19 Evidence Centre (WCEC).