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Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre

Welcome to Southampton Health Technology Assessments Centre (SHTAC)

SHTAC is part of the Wessex Institute, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton. We are involved in research addressing major policy questions on the use of drugs, devices, procedures, screening programmes, health promotion and public health and other interventions.

We work closely with clinicians, academics, service providers and patient representatives in developing high priority research questions. Our published research has covered a variety of areas in health, including mental health, obesity, cancer, heart disease, asthma, hepatitis and sexual health.

  • 18 May 2017

    Virtual chromoendoscopy for the diagnosis ...

    New guidance is available from the National Institute for Health an...

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  • 12 May 2017

    Treatment of hormone-receptor positive loc...

    SHTAC is assessing the company’s evidence submission to the Nationa...

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  • 30 March 2017

    The accuracy of fundus autofluorescence im...

    SHTAC has updated a systematic review, first published in May 2016,...

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  • More about SHTAC

    SHTAC is involved in research addressing major policy questions on the use of drugs, devices, procedures, screening programmes, health promotion and public health and other interventions.

    Training Services

    SHTAC's expertise in evidence synthesis has allowed us to develop training courses in systematic reviews and health economic evaluations.

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