Scottish Health Technologies Group
A knowledge broker for Scotland's health
The Scottish Health Technologies Group (SHTG)
is an advisory group set up to provide assistance to NHSScotland
boards when considering selected health technologies, excluding
medicines which will be reviewed by the Scottish Medicines
The remit of the
is to provide
advice on the evidence about the clinical and cost effectiveness of
existing and new technologies likely to have significant
implications for patient care in Scotland. This advice should
support the planning and decision making processes in NHS boards.
This includes a horizon scanning function to provide early
intelligence on health technologies in development.