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£7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
The Welsh Government will invest an extra £7.6m every year in mental health services for children and young people in Wales.
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- £7.6m funding boost for children and young people’s mental health services in Wales
Section highlightHistoric Environment (Wales) BillThe Bill will support the positive management of change in the Welsh historic environment.
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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 »
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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 471; this is a decrease of 26 (5.2%) on the previous month, but 46 (10.8%) up on the figure in April 2014.
- Health care reasons accounted for 37% of all delays, community care reasons for 29%, waiting for availability of care home place 12% and selection of care home 7%.
- 185 patients were delayed on acute wards, 91 on community wards, 87 in mental health facilities, 101 on rehabilitation wards, and 7 on other wards.
- 186 (39%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 96 (20%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 148 (41%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 17 (5%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay for patients waiting to leave hospital was 26 days; 23 days for patients on acute wards, 22 days for patients on community wards, 69 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 22 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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