History has been made – First Minister sends congratulations to Welsh team ahead of Andorra game
First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has congratulated the Welsh football team following their historic Euro 2016 qualification.
- New £10.9m childcare scheme to help get parents into work
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- History has been made – First Minister sends congratulations to Welsh team ahead of Andorra game
- Alternative delivery models in public service delivery: an action plan for consultation
- A call for proposals on a migrant Roma strategy for Wales
- Draft Statutory Guidance on Multi-Agency Collaboration in respect of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence
- Care and Support (Business Failure) (Wales) Regulations 2015 and the Care and Support (Provision of Health Services) (Wales) Regulations 2015, stemming from the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014
- Draft statutory guidance on the National Training Framework on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence
- Environmental permitting guidance on small waste oil burners
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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