More than 600 people treated by ‘flying doctors’ in first six months on board Wales Air Ambulance
The pioneering emergency medical care service for Wales provides treatment usually only available in hospitals.
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- Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum
- Green Growth Wales – Options for investment support
- 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
Monthly data are published on StatsWales with a summary headline and a report is published quarterly.
July to September 2015
The quarterly report shows data for the latest quarter plus trends from 2005 to date.
Data has been published on StatsWales.
- The total number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care was 474; this is a decrease of 36 (7%) on the previous month.
- 166 patients were delayed on acute wards, 97 in mental health facilities and 211 on community, rehabilitation and other wards.
- Health care reasons accounted for 36% of all delays, community care reasons for 22%, selection of care home 12% and waiting for availability of care home place 17%.
- 189 patients (40%) were aged 85 and over, including 95 (20%) aged 90 plus.
- 215 patients (45%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 25 (5%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay was 23 days (21 days for patients on acute wards, 72 days for patients in mental health facilities and 21 days for patients on community, rehabilitation and other wards).
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