New deal for the education workforce »Delivering our ambitions for learners in Wales will need the full commitment of a highly skilled and professional workforce.Learn more »
Full devolution of Non-domestic rates marks a major first milestone for fiscal devolution
The full devolution of non-domestic rates in Wales from today marks a major first milestone for fiscal devolution in Wales, Finance and Government Business Minister Jane Hutt said.
- Four weeks until stricter regulations for dog breeders come into force in Wales
- New affordable housing set to transform Aston Mead
- Full devolution of Non-domestic rates marks a major first milestone for fiscal devolution
- Proposal for the registration of school learning support workers with the Education Workforce Council
- Proposals for the Basic Payment Scheme
- Consultation on the Agricultural Advisory Panel for Wales - 2015
- The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (Wales) Regulations 2015
- The designation of higher education courses at alternative providers for the purpose of student support
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 518; this is an increase of 49 (10.4%) on the previous month, and 88 (20.5%) up on the figure in February 2014.
- Health care reasons accounted for 40% of all delays, community care reasons for 25%, waiting for availability of care home place 13% and selection of care home 11%.
- 181 patients were delayed on acute wards, 94 on community wards, 118 in mental health facilities, 111 on rehabilitation wards, and 14 on other wards.
- 192 (35%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 89 (17%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 199 (49%) 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 22 days; 20 days for patients on acute wards, 13 days for patients on community wards, 57 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 23 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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