About SHTG

About SHTG

The Scottish Health Technologies Group (SHTG) is a national health technology assessment (HTA) agency.

We provide advice to NHSScotland on the use of new and existing health technologies (excluding medicines), likely to have significant implications for people’s care.

NHSScotland is required to consider our advice.

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Who we are

Learn more about our SHTG team, our Council, and our partner agencies.

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Why we provide advice

Our impartial and transparent advice informs decision making.

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What are health technologies

Health technologies range from devices and diagnostics, to procedures and digital.

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Keep track of our meetings and observe our SHTG Council.

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Latest news

The latest developments in SHTG and health technology assessment.  

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Who we work with

View a schematic of our key stakeholders and collaborators.

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Last Updated: 17 August 2021