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Access to medical technologies

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The National Assembly for Wales’ Health and Social Care Committee undertook an inquiry into access to medical technologies in Wales.


The terms of reference of the inquiry were:

  • To examine how the NHS assesses the potential benefits of new or alternative medical technologies;
  • To examine the need for, and feasibility of, a more joined up approach to commissioning in this area;
  • To examine the ways in which NHS Wales engages with those involved in the development/ manufacture of new medical technologies;
  • To examine the financial barriers that may prevent the timely adoption of effective new medical technologies, and innovative mechanisms by which these might be overcome.


These terms of reference were informed by the consultation conducted by the Committee in autumn 2012 on the scope of the inquiry.


The consultation closed on 18 October 2013

Supporting documents

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Telephone: 0300 200 6565