News & Events
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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 supporting each other’s work.
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 in adults with atrial fibrillation (AF) AF is an irregular and often rapid heart rhythm that can cause blood clots in the heart. These blood clots can form in the left atrial appendage part of the heart and can lead to a stroke.
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. The Celtic Connections strategic alliance will see HTW, the Scottish Health Technology Group (SHTG) and the Health Information Quality Authority (HIQA) of Ireland continue to share knowledge and explore opportunities to work in collaboration on the appraisal of non-medicine health technologies.
‘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 lists advice and guidance published by us and other health technology assessment (HTA) agencies across the UK and Europe from July to September 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 report.
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.
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 that will benefit people accessing healthcare around the world.
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 pledged to maintain and further develop their successful relationship.
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 Laryngeal biopsy uses a small instrument to remove a sample of cells from the larynx so it can be examined for signs of cancer.