Action packed August Bank Holiday
The waters of Cardiff bay will be full of action this weekend as the last summer bank holiday gets underway with the P1 Welsh Grand Prix of the Sea.
- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
- £5.7m Welsh Government investment into clinical research and development
- Action packed August Bank Holiday
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings)(Wales) Regulations
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Secondary legislation for development management
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
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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