New system for emergency ambulance services to prioritise patients in most need of care
People who need immediate life-saving care will receive the highest-priority response in the fastest time possible from the Welsh Ambulance Service.
- Minister visits pioneering dementia care project in Raglan
- Deputy Minister hails Value of Welsh food and drink
- New system for emergency ambulance services to prioritise patients in most need of care
- Revisions to the Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice
- The Welsh Language Tribunal - Practice Directions
- Fire and Rescue National Framework 2016 onwards
- Healthcare Inspectorate Wales - Strategic Plan 2015-18
- Statutory Guidance about sewerage undertakers duty to connect properties to the public sewerage system ( under Section 101A of the Water Industry Act 1991)
- Draft revised guidance on disciplinary and dismissal procedures for school staff
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Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
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 »
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Staff directly employed by the NHS
An annual report which includes data on medical, dental, nursing and midwifery staff.
Between 2013 and 2014 (in terms of full-time equivalent numbers)
- The total number of directly employed NHS staff increased slightly by 70 (0.1 per cent) to 72,464.
- Medical & dental staff decreased by 61 (1.0 per cent) to 6,011. Of these staff, hospital medical and dental consultants decreased by 5 (0.2 per cent) to 2,270.
- Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 46 (0.2 per cent) to 28,300.
- Scientific, therapeutic & technical staff increased by 55 (0.5 per cent) to 11,671.
- Administration & estates staff increased by 52 (0.3 per cent) to 15,172. Of these staff, managers decreased by 9 (0.5 per cent) to 1,976.
- Other staff (including healthcare assistants, support staff and ambulance staff) decreased by 21 (0.2 per cent) to 11,309.
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