Some news about the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) programme
which appears on the HTA website (http://www.soton.ac.uk/~hta):
‘Call for Proposals’ page.
A special Call for Proposals for a limited number of priorities will
appear on the 27th May. Details will also appear in the BMJ, Nursing
Times, Research Fortnightly, Official Journal of the European
Communities (OJEC) and on the HTA web site. In the meantime this page
links to document describing how the commissioning process works.
Since the last email to this discussion group HTA have published the
following monographs bringing the total published so far to 40:
Systematic reviews of trials and other studies (Volume 2, number 19)
A randomised controlled trial of different approaches to universal
antenatal HIV testing: uptake and acceptability W.M. Simpson et al.
(Volume 3, number 4)
Methods for evaluating area-wide and organisation-based interventions
in health and health care: a systematic review, R.C. Okoumunne et
al. (Volume 3, number 5)
Cooperatives and their primary care emergency centres: organisation
and impact, L. Hallam and K. Henthorne (Volume 3, number 7)
Evaluating approaches to assessing the costs of health technologies
,(Volume 3, Number 6). This should be available by mid-May.
>From the Publications Page you can:
- view an executive summary or
- order a printed copy (UK public sector employees only) or
- download an electronic version of the full monograph in Adobe Acrobat format.
(C) ‘Correspondence’ Page
This page allows you to give feedback on all HTA monographs, and the
HTA programme in general, and your comments will appear on the HTA
(D) A date for your diary
The 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care (ISTAHC), Edinburgh, June 19th-23rd 1999. You can visit the HTA stand at this conference and view copies of our published monographs.
For further details contact:
Gardiner-Caldwell Communications Ltd
Victoria Mill, Windmill Street
MACCLESFIELD, SK11 7HQ
Tel: +44 1625 664176
Fax: +44 1625 664156
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Or visit the conference web site:
NCCHTA, Wessex Institute of Health Research and Development,
Mailpoint 728, University of Southampton, SOUTHAMPTON SO16 7PX
Tel: + 44 (0)1703 595 619 Fax: + 44 (0)1703 595 639