Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced the Welsh Government will invest an additional £20m in social care in 2017-18.
- Health Secretary connects with NHS Wales staff
- Increase in funding to help Wales’ most disadvantaged pupils – Kirsty Williams
- Mark Drakeford announces additional £20m for social care in 2017-18
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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 »
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Cross border healthcare and patient mobility - guidance for the NHS
This guidance is for Local Health Boards (LHBs) in Wales in handling requests from the public to go to other countries of the EEA, seeking treatment they are entitled to under the NHS. The guidance will also help respond to requests from residents of other EEA countries who seek treatment in Wales.
The directive was adopted in April 2011. It aims to establish consistent procedures across Europe where people choose to travel to another Member State for treatment. It is intended to ensure safety and high quality when accessing healthcare services in another Member State.
Telemedicine Directions 2015/17
The directions relating to Telemedicine were adopted in July 2015. They supplement the EU Directive as above with specific direction to Local Health Boards and the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust. They cover reimbursement for healthcare that has been delivered in another Member state remotely, under the terms of the directive.
The guidance contains more detailed information on the directive, and telemedicine directions.