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£45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
A £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills and improve career prospects across South Wales has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government Mark Drakeford.
- Emergency ambulance response continues to improve
- £36m EU-backed investment in research and innovation for Welsh business
- £45m EU-backed investment to raise skills across South Wales
- Consultation on Procurement Regulation in Wales
- National Outcomes Framework for Youth Work
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 6: The Historic Environment
- Building Regulations Sustainability Review
- Support for foundation years
- Support for postgraduate study and part-time engineering, technology or computer science degrees
Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016
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Final Budget 2016-17 »
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- 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 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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