Energy Wales Statement »The energy system in Wales is on the threshold of great change driven by new energy, technology and low carbon energy transition objectives.Learn more »
New proposals to strengthen NHS Wales set out in Green Paper
A new legal duty of candour for all NHS staff and a joint inspectorate for health and social services are among the ideas for future legislation put forward by the Welsh Government.
- Minister launches upgraded TrawsCymru Service
- The Welsh Economy: in numbers
- New proposals to strengthen NHS Wales set out in Green Paper
- Draft Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill
- Green Paper: Our Health, Our Health Service
- National Pathway for Homelessness Services to Children, Young People and Adults in the Secure Estate
- Welsh Government Draft Equality Objectives for 2016-2020
- Future arrangements for the Welsh Government’s Equality and Inclusion Programme for 2017-2020
Featured consultation »Draft non-statutory guidance for local authorities on elective home education
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Section highlightEnvironment (Wales) BillThe bill creates the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more sustainable and joined-up way.
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
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 463; this is a decrease of 8 (1.7%) on the previous month, but 78 (20.3%) up on the figure in May 2014.
- Health care reasons accounted for 38% of all delays, community care reasons for 21%, waiting for availability of care home place 21% and selection of care home 13%.
- 163 patients were delayed on acute wards, 97 on community wards, 95 in mental health facilities, 97 on rehabilitation wards, and 11 on other wards.
- 186 (40%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 80 (17%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 174 (47%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 19 (5%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay for patients waiting to leave hospital was 23 days; 15 days for patients on acute wards, 20 days for patients on community wards, 51 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 27 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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