Revolutionary new law to increase donor rates comes into force in Wales
Wales has today become the first country in the UK to introduce a revolutionary new system to increase the number of organ donors (Tuesday December 1).
- Metro Project ‘huge opportunity for Wales’ says transport industry
- Wales’ Health Minister calls on UK Government to ban fatty and sugary food adverts on TV before 9pm
- Revolutionary new law to increase donor rates comes into force in Wales
- Approved Document R - Physical infrastructure for high-speed electronic communications networks
- Proposals to amend the Non-Executive Director eligibility criteria on the Public Health Wales NHS Trust Board
- Local Government Act 2000 Part III, Conduct of Local Government Members - Amendments to Subordinate Legislation
- The Public Sector Waste and Resource Efficiency Plan
- Code of Practice on the Role of the Director of Social Services under Part 8 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) 2014 Act
- Refugee and Asylum Seeker Delivery Plan
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
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.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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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 2014-15, there were 9,762 admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) to mental health facilities in Wales, a decrease of 532 (5 per cent) from 2013-14.
- 97 per cent of admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) in 2014-15 were to NHS facilities in Wales, with the remainder admitted to independent hospitals.
Formal admissions under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation
- 1,921 were admitted in 2014-15 under the Mental Health Act 1983 (excluding place of safety detentions) and other legislation, an increase of 229 (14 per cent) from 2013-14.
- 93 per cent (1,788 of 1,921) of formal admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) were detained without the involvement of criminal courts (Part II) with 68 per cent (1,210 out of 1,788) of these being admitted for assessment, with or without treatment (Section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983).
- Section 2 showed the largest increase (in terms of numbers) between 2013-14 and 2014-15 rising from 954 to 1,210 (256 or 27 per cent).
Supervised community treatment
- In 2014-15, there were 240 patients subject to supervised community treatment (SCT), including 18 for whom an independent hospital was responsible. Of this total, 163 were male and 77 were female.
- Of those patients subject to SCT, there were 91 recalls to hospital, 78 revocations and 138 discharges in 2014-15.
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