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09/07/2021
AWTTC signs RPS Inclusion and Wellbeing Pledge

We are proud to announce that the AWTTC has signed the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Inclusion and Wellbeing Pledge.

30/06/2021
AWTTC presents work at PRIMM Annual Scientific Meeting

Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) held its 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting in June 2021. The meeting explored “Big Data…is it the Future of Medicines Optimisation?” and AWTTC successfully submitted two posters.

30/06/2021
AWTTC partners with ScriptSwitch to support medicines management initiatives across Wales

The All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) is working in collaboration with ScriptSwitch to ensure the AWMSG's key prescribing messages are visible to prescribers in Wales.

30/06/2021
HTAi 2021 virtual annual meeting in Manchester 19–23 June 2021

The All Wales Therapeutics and Toxicology Centre (AWTTC) co‑hosted this year’s Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi) Annual Meeting, alongside Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. The meeting was held virtually and was well attended by AWTTC colleagues.

23/06/2021
Pilot of new health technology evaluation process for antimicrobials

NICE is working with partners to test a new health technology evaluation process and payment model for antimicrobials. AWMSG will not be issuing any further advice for products being considered as part of this pilot.

07/06/2021
Appointment of AWMSG Chair - applications welcome

Welsh Government is seeking applicants for the position of Chair of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG).

27/05/2021
AWTTC Best Practice Day - Spring 2021

AWTTC hosted its first virtual Best Practice Day on 13th April 2021; an online event focused on sharing some of the excellent medicines optimisation work ongoing in Wales. Videos of the presentations are now available to view.

24/05/2021
New medicines advice for NHS Wales

Welsh Government has approved recommendations from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group about three medicines.

20/05/2021
Communications and Engagement Strategy consultation

We are inviting comment and suggestions from partners and stakeholders on our new Communications and Engagement Strategy. Please note: Consultation now closed.

10/05/2021
AWMSG launches new process for appraising medicines licensed for use in children

AWMSG has revised the process for appraising medicines with licence extensions for use in people younger than 18 years, when there is already AWMSG or NICE guidance for its use in adults.

28/04/2021
New medicines advice for NHS Wales

Welsh Government has approved advice from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) for one medicine.

26/03/2021
Call for new members

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) is seeking new members for the parent committee and its subgroups – the New Medicines Group (NMG) and the All Wales Prescribing Advisory Group (AWPAG).

23/03/2021
AWMSG Chair update

Professor Ceri Phillips has stepped down as Chair of the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) to take up the appointment of Vice Chair, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board.

18/03/2021
New medicines advice for NHS Wales

Welsh Government has approved advice from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) for five medicines.

26/01/2021
In review: AWMSG publishes Annual Report 2019-2020

In a new look All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) annual report, read an overview of 2019-2020 as AWMSG embarks on a new chapter.

31/12/2020
AWMSG hosts first virtual Open Day for Pharmaceutical Industry

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) team continue to adapt to a new way of working with the launch of a virtual Open Day programme for the pharmaceutical industry.

13/11/2020
New medicines advice for NHS Wales

Welsh Government has approved advice from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) for extending the use of a medicine.

23/10/2020
New medicines advice for NHS Wales

Welsh Government has approved new advice from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) for one medicine.

25/09/2020
New medicines advice for NHS Wales

Welsh Government has approved new advice from the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) for three medicines.

17/09/2020
AWMSG supports World Patient Safety Day 2020

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group (AWMSG) joins health care professionals across the world in supporting World Patient Safety Day 2020.