The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Health Technology Wales (HTW) have formally committed to work together to enhance their independent and authoritative Guidance on non-medicine technologies. On March 3, 2020, it was announced about the collaboration of these two organizations.
The organizations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which outlines their collaboration in the strategic planning and delivery of independent and authoritative medical technology guidance in England and Wales.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and Health Technology Wales conduct health technology assessments on medical device innovations to determine their safety, clinical, and cost-effectiveness. The agreement of the collaboration will increase co-operation between assessors in England and Wales.
See the full details here.
HTW had also signed a memorandum with Irish and Scottish HTA bodies last year.
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