Health Technology Wales have launched an open topic call to find non-medicine health and care technologies that could improve the lives of people living with cancer in Wales.
Health Technology Wales (HTW) are inviting health and care professionals, technology developers, academics, and members of the public to submit their ideas.
HTW, which appraises non-medicine health and care technologies and produces national guidance on whether they should be adopted in Wales, will assess the evidence available on each health and care technology submitted.
They will then decide on whether there is sufficient evidence to publish national guidance that may support adoption of the technology in Wales.
HTW have previously published national guidance on cancer related topics, including:
- Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma
- Extreme Hypofractionated Radiotherapy (EHFRT)
According to Cancer Research UK, 1 in 2 people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, with around 19,500 people in Wales being diagnosed with cancer every year.
Those who would like to take part in the open topic call can do so by visiting the 'Suggest a Topic' page on the Health Technology Wales website.