Evaluating our impact

Health Technology Wales is committed to monitoring and evaluating our work. To do this, we developed an Evaluation Plan and processes to capture data, monitor our outcomes and evaluate what difference our work makes.

Here are some key HTW achievements to date:

topics proposed to HTW 145 topics proposed to HTW
topics progressed to evidence appraisal 21 topics progressed to evidence appraisal
Sources of topic proposals in 2019 Sources of topic proposals in 2019
Appraisal Panel meetings 13 Appraisal Panel meetings
pieces of Guidance published 12 pieces of Guidance published
downloads of our Guidance 397 downloads of our Guidance
unique web visitors 8727 unique web visitors
followers on social media 1103 followers on social media
social media engagements 5366 social media engagements

Last updated 10/03/2020

Latest case studies

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Mar 2020

Case study: NICE Liaison Group

In March 2018, we organised and hosted a workshop entitled ‘NICE Guidance: from on the website to on the ground.’ The purpose of the workshop was to learn about and share ideas on optimising the use of NICE guidance in Wales, from dissemination to implementation.

Case Study

Mar 2020

Case study: FreeStyle Libre

We appraised evidence on the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system for diabetes, in response to FreeStyle Libre becoming available on the NHS Drugs Tariff. We published Guidance in November 2018.

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Mar 2020

Case study: Harmonising HTA

In 2018, International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA) members identified ‘hot topics’ that were in need of position statements from a public agency perspective.

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