Health Technology Assessment

The work of the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Directorate in the Authority covers a number of areas:



We carry out national-level HTAs to inform decision making.

Current Health Technology Assessments

12 Jan 2016
2 Feb 2016

Completed HTAs


8 Dec 2015

Atrial Fibrillation

6 Aug 2015

IT for early warning

10 Mar 2015

Public Access Defibrillation

1 Dec 2014

Scheduled Procedures Phase IV

24 Nov 2014


We develop national guidelines to promote the production of assessments that are timely, reliable, consistent and relevant to the needs of decision makers and key stakeholders.

Guidelines for producing HTAs

Budget Impact Analysis (BIA) is a tool to predict the potential financial impact of the adoption...

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) considers the impact of introducing a new technology....

The clinical effectiveness of a technology is its ability to achieve a clinically significant...

Economic evaluation addresses both the costs and health benefits associated with a health...

These guidelines describe best practice with regard to the retrieval of economic evaluation...

Horizon scanning

We gather information on new and emerging technologies to inform HTA topic referral and selection.


We collaborate with similar agencies internationally to share and leverage off key learnings so to enhance the efficiency and quality of our assessments and other outputs.

Use the navigation links in the menu and below to find out more about our HTAs and the work of the HTA Directorate.  


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