News & Events

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

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.

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.