Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Avian Influenza – Next Steps
Following the announcement to declare a new Avian Influenza Prevention Zone the Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales is reminding bird keepers to be prepared ahead of its implementation next Tuesday.
- Out of Work Service funding extended until 2020
- Carwyn Connect heads to Penygraig
- Avian Influenza – Next Steps
Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Patients in mental health hospitals and units
An annual report which includes information on the total number of patients, gender and length of care.
Hospitals and units for people with a mental illness
- There were 1,430 resident patients.
- The number of patients had fallen by 560 (28%) since 31 March 2006 and by 11 (1%) since 31 March 2015.
- 741 patients (52%) had been resident for less than 3 months.
- 580 patients (41%) were detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation, an increase of 14 (2%) from 2015 and 52 (10%) from 2006.
- There were fewer female patients (625) than males (805) and they tended to be older (53% of female patients were aged 65 or over compared with 40% of males).
Hospitals and units for people with a learning disability
- There were 117 resident patients, 77 males (66% of the total) and 40 females. This was 8 (6%) fewer than 2015, and 53 (31%) less than 2006.
- 28 patients (24% of the total) were detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation, a decrease of 3 from 2015 but an increase of 11 from 2006.
- 74 patients (63%) had been resident for 2 years or more.
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