Appointment of the next Children’s Commissioner for Wales »The current Children's Commissioner's tenure will come to an end on 28 February 2015.Learn more »
A taste of Wales in London
“It is great to see our producers celebrating our patron Saint of Wales - St David and promoting their wonderful products in London. We have such a fine array of quality products here in Wales."
- St David’s Day in Dubai
- Across Wales young people find work thanks to Jobs Growth Wales
- A taste of Wales in London
- Proposals to amend existing powers to tackle waste crime and poor performing sites in the waste management industry
- Developing a Landfill Disposals Tax
- Collection and publication of fire statistics
- Talk to me 2
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Teacher assessment: strengthening arrangements to improve reliability, consistency and confidence
Featured consultation »Use and effectiveness of Civil Sanctions for environmental offences
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Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) BillThe Bill will improve the quality of care and support in Wales and strengthen protection for citizens.
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.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
A monthly report presenting statistics on the transfer of NHS patients to a more appropriate care setting.
- The total number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care was 469; this is an increase of 67 (16.7%) on the previous month, and 86 (22.5%) up on the figure in January 2014.
- Health care reasons accounted for 37% of all delays, community care reasons for 26%, waiting for availability of care home place 14% and selection of care home 11%.
- 179 patients were delayed on acute wards, 63 on community wards, 111 in mental health facilities, 96 on rehabilitation wards, and 20 on other wards.
- 178 (38%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 91 (19%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 189 (51%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 18 (5%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay for patients waiting to leave hospital was 19 days; 12 days for patients on acute wards, 16 days for patients on community wards, 62 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 19 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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