Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
Cardiff appoints leading US compound semiconductor expert with Welsh Government support
One of the world’ s leading experts in compound semiconductors has been appointed to lead a new research laboratory at Cardiff University through the Welsh Government’s £50m Sêr Cymru programme.
- £7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
- Welsh coast helping to boost tourism
- Cardiff appoints leading US compound semiconductor expert with Welsh Government support
Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
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Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
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Admission of patients to mental health facilities
An annual report which includes information on admissions, formal admissions under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation and supervised community treatment.
- In 2013-14, there were 10,294(r) admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) to mental health facilities in Wales, up from 9,997(r) in 2012-13.
- 97 per cent of admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) in 2013-14 were to NHS facilities in Wales, with the remainder admitted to independent hospitals.
Formal admissions under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation
- 1,692 were admitted in 2013-14 under the Mental Health Act 1983 (excluding place of safety detentions) and other legislation compared with 1,453 in 2012-13.
- 89 per cent of formal admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) were detained without the involvement of criminal courts (Part II) with 63 per cent of these being admitted for assessment, with or without treatment (Section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983).
Supervised community treatment
- In 2013-14, there were 231 patients subject to supervised community treatment (SCT), including 15 for whom an independent hospital was responsible. Of this total, 145 were male and 86 were female.
- Of those patients subject to SCT, there were 122 recalls to hospital, 74 revocations and 102 discharges in 2013-14.
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