News & Events
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Recording of Digital Solutions for Health and Social Care in Wales event now available
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.
Health Technology Wales 2021 Annual Report is published
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.
Micro-costing toolkit to address challenges of bringing cell and gene therapies to NHS patients
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.
Event to explore digital solutions for health and social care in Wales
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.
Guidance published: Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of depression
Health Technology Wales has published guidance on the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to treat major depression that is treatment resistant.
In Memoriam – Adrian Mironas
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.
HTW completes study on transmission of Covid-19 from vaccinated people
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).
Health Technology Wales launches search for ideas that could transform social care
Health Technology Wales has embarked on a search for technology with the potential to transform Wales’ social sector. It has launched a social care open topic call requesting that technologies and models of care and support that offer benefits to those who use social care are referred to them for assessment. Health Technology Wales, which appraises evidence and produces national guidance to inform the adoption of technologies within Welsh Care Systems, is inviting people accessing social care, social care professionals, researchers, technology developers and members of the public to submit their ideas by February 25th 2022.
‘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 October to December 2021.