News & Events

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

News

Feb 2020

Health Technology Wales makes impact in 2019

Throughout 2019, more than 65 technology topics were proposed to us for appraisal. Strong cross-sector relationships attracted these topic proposals from NHS Wales, industry, third sector, Welsh Government and academia.

News

Feb 2020

Health Technology Wales to advise national PET-CT board

We’ve joined a national working group on Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanning.

News

Jan 2020

Health Technology Wales join Accelerate multi-disciplinary team

We’ve joined the multi-disciplinary team meetings of Accelerate, the pioneering collaboration to help translate innovative ideas into new technologies, products and services for the health and care sector, quickly.

News

Jan 2020

Our team has grown! Meet the new members

It means we now have 20 members of staff, with 17 Full Time Equivalents (FTEs), and it has increased capacity in key areas of our work to improve the quality of care in Wales.

Event

Jan 2020

Industry engage with Health Technology Wales to kick start 2020

We started 2020 with an event to encourage industry to collaborate with us in our work to increase access to non-medicine health technologies in Wales.

News

Dec 2019

Health Technology Wales celebrates second anniversary and sets vision for 2020

On Thursday 19 December, we held an event to showcase our success and celebrate our second anniversary.

News

Dec 2019

Health Technology Wales’ first Annual Report is here!

We’re happy to announce the publication of our Annual Report 2018-2019. It’s our first annual report and highlights what Health Technology Wales has achieved since we were launched in November 2017.

Case Study

Dec 2019

Case study: Bevan Commission Health Technology Exemplars

We applied health technology assessment methods to the Bevan Health Technology Exemplars (HTE) programme, producing brief technology exploration reports to assess the evidence underpinning the 2018 and 2019 applications.

Case Study

Case study: Mechanical chest compression

We appraised mechanical chest compression devices, to be used by the ambulance service on adults experiencing out-of-hospital non-traumatic cardiac arrest. We published Guidance in February 2018.