News & Events

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

Case Study

Apr 2020

Case study: HTW’s COVID-19 reports

Since cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) started to be confirmed in the United Kingdom, Health Technology Wales (HTW) has been producing rapid reports on the emerging evidence for diagnostics and therapeutics.

News

Apr 2020

Health Technology Wales joins key Welsh Government groups responding to COVID-19

We’ve joined a Welsh Government led consortium of stakeholders to deliver the national plan for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing.

News

Mar 2020

Health Technology Wales offers research support in response to COVID-19

We’re working with partners in health and social care to support the response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Case Study

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.

News

Mar 2020

Update statement: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have been reviewing the meetings held to support Health Technology Wales (HTW) appraisal and Guidance processes.

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.

News

Mar 2020

Statement: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Health Technology Wales (HTW) is aware of the situation regarding the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Case Study

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.

Case Study

Mar 2020

Case study: Pacemaker telemonitoring for heart failure

The Welsh Cardiac Network requested an appraisal on pacemaker telemonitoring (remote monitoring) for the management of heart failure.