News & Events

Check back here for regular news updates, event information and press releases.

News

Jan 2021

Suspension of HTW appraisal process

We have, unfortunately, taken the decision to suspend our Appraisal Panel meetings and the publication of new national Guidance until further notice.

News

Dec 2020

HTW Quarterly: December 2020

The third edition of HTW Quarterly, our new e-newsletter to bring regular updates on our activities, is now available

News

Nov 2020

HTW officially joins EUnetHTA

The Executive Board of EUnetHTA accepted an application to formalise our membership in October and we’ve now been officially welcomed to the international collaboration.

News

Oct 2020

Guidance published: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of TAVI for the treatment of patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis who are at intermediate surgical risk.

News

Oct 2020

Guidance published: Rapid antigen detection tests (RADT)

We appraised the clinical and cost effectiveness of RADT for group A streptococcal infections to treat people with a sore throat in the community pharmacy setting.

News

Oct 2020

‘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.

News

Oct 2020

What is the value of incorporating research expertise into the development of health technologies?

To coincide with the launch of the HTW Scientific Advice Service, we asked an important question to influential individuals in the Welsh health technology ecosystem.

News

Health Technology Wales announces a new Scientific Advice Service for health tech developers – HTW SAS

We’ve launched the new HTW Scientific Advice Service, a consultancy service to support health technology developers in Wales. It assists them to develop evidence and demonstrate value that meets the needs of care commissioners, care providers, patients and service users.

Event

Sep 2020

Health Technology Wales training returns in virtual format

The free 90-minute webinars will introduce the key concepts and methods in HTA and HE to build understanding and capacity across the health, care and industry sectors.