Proposed new service to provide SPECS to children in Wales’ special schools
New plans to establish an eye care service for pupils and students at special schools in Wales have been unveiled by Health and Social Services Minister, Mark Drakeford.
- £43m schools and social housing capital boost will create 800 jobs says Jane Hutt
- A55 improvement works accelerated and £1.9m Tal-y-bont scheme to go ahead this spring
- Proposed new service to provide SPECS to children in Wales’ special schools
- School Pupil Eye Care Service for Wales
- Proposals relating to the Statement of Public Participation for the National Development Framework
- The draft Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2016
- Environmental Permitting Regulations - Consultation on rules for mobile crushing of lamps that contain mercury
- Producing a New Travel Behaviour Code
- Revision of Inclusion and Pupil Support guidance
Section highlightRegulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016
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NHS Direct Wales
A quarterly report showing the number of handled queries, including telephone and online contacts.
- 81,563 calls were made to NHS Direct Wales, of which 77,932 (96%) were to the main 0845 number.
- 54,043 calls were answered by NHS Direct Wales, of which 50,882 (94%) were on the main 0845 number.
- 8,689 calls were transferred to NHS Direct Wales, from the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, for clinical triage.
- 482 calls were answered (out of 487 made) from callers expressing a preference for the call to be taken in Welsh (around 0.9% of all calls answered).
- 392 on-line enquiries were made to the web-based enquiry service, 17% fewer than the number (470) in the October to December quarter of 2009.
- 949,389 visits were made to the NHS Direct Wales website, more than 5 times as many as in the October to December quarter of 2009 (183,108), and 2% up on the number (927,355) in the July to September quarter of 2015.
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