News & Events

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

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.

News

Nov 2019

How patients and the public can have their say with Health Technology Wales

It’s important that patients, carers and members of the public can have their say with Health Technology Wales, the national body working to improve the quality of care in Wales.

News

Oct 2019

Taking research to reality: How the health technology industry has a new route to market in Wales

Do you know a non-medicine health technology or innovative project that can improve the quality of care in Wales?

News

Why health technology assessment is essential to improving care

We appraise technologies throughout their whole lifecycle, from innovation to obsolescence. This enables key people, like care commissioners, to make evidence-informed decisions based on the clinical and cost effectiveness of a technology.

Event

Aug 2019

Listen to the Welsh Health Hack 2019 today

In this episode of the Healthy Thinking Podcast, you can go behind the scenes at the third annual Welsh Health Hack.

News

Jul 2019

We’re hiring! Patient & Public Involvement Officer and Researcher vacancies

We have some exciting opportunities for people to join the dynamic Health Technology Wales Team for the following positions: Public & Patient Involvement Officer and Health Services Researcher.

Event

Jul 2019

Appraisal Panel member Dr Sally Lewis reflects on HTAi 2019

The Health Technology Wales team recently attended the Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) 2019 Annual Meeting in Cologne and were joined by Dr Sally Lewis, a General Practitioner and member of our Appraisal Panel.