Welsh Ambulance Service exceeds eight-minute target
Almost 70% of people with life-threatening illnesses and injuries received an emergency response within eight minutes.
- Public Services Minister marks White Ribbon Day
- New law to reform regulation and inspection of social care in Wales passed
- Welsh Ambulance Service exceeds eight-minute target
- Draft Local Government (Wales) Bill and Explanatory Memorandum
- Green Growth Wales – Options for investment support
- Draft water resources planning guideline
- Proposed changes to Planning Policy Wales Chapter 10 and Technical Advice Note 4: Retail Centre Development
- Revision of the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice for Wales
- The Public Sector Waste and Resource Efficiency Plan
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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View reports relating to health policy.
Information relevant to those working within the health and social services sector.
In 2014, we commissioned an independent review into the Health Professional Education Investment in Wales.
Suicide and self harm prevention strategy for Wales 2015-2020.
Our Putting Things Right project looks at the way in which the NHS in Wales handles concerns.
The reorganisation of NHS Wales, which came into effect on 01 October 2009, has created single local health organisations. An impact assessment for the Programme was published in 2010.
In 2011, impact assessments were published for the NHS Reform Programme and Action Plan.
This equality impact assessment focuses on the Healthy Start and Welfare Food Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2011.
The amendment of the Healthy Start and Welfare Food Scheme Regulations 2011 allows an increased choice in spending the vouchers allocated through the scheme. This equality impact assessment was published in 2012.
Produced by the ministerial task and finish group
Letter to Betsi Cadwaladr Community Health Council
These reports highlight evidence submitted by Welsh ministers to the review body on doctors’ and dentists’ remuneration and the NHS Pay Review Body on workforce issues within NHS Wales.
The strategy’s first annual report sets out the work currently ongoing to improve the use of the Welsh language.
In 2011, an equality impact assessment was completed for the Reducing inequities in Health Strategic Action Plan.
Report and recommendations from the group.
An independent review has looked into the way NHS Wales handles this area of work.
Report on how Local Health Boards collated views on the changes to health services.
Report of the external independent Review of the Princess of Wales Hospital and Neath Port Talbot Hospital at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.
The report sets out the findings and recommendations of the Win Griffith review of non-emergency patient transport services in Wales.
This report is an update on food hygiene enforcement in Wales.
An independent review looking into the way NHS Wales collects and uses data to describe mortality in Welsh hospitals.
The report provides a series of recommendations for the improvement of the appraisal process.
This report highlights the progress we have made in cancer services in Wales.
This report sets out progress made since October 2012 and the priorities for the next 12 months.
The review commissioned by the First Minister was asked to look for alternative ways of maintaining all levels of neonatal services in North Wales in the future.
This survey monitors national progress on experiences of cancer care in Wales.
Reports from the Independent Hywel Dda scrutiny panel.
We would welcome your comments on the report and our response before any final decisions are made on the future funding arrangements.
Evidence from the Welsh Government on proposed remuneration of NHS staff - 2014/2015.
This report summarises the work of the Rural Health Implementation Group set up in February 2010, in line with the Rural Health Plan.
A review of talking treatments have been commissioned.
This report summarises the results of the service delivered across Wales.
The NHS is taking significant steps towards ensuring better quality of care and improved measures of safety.
Report into the need for a dedicated veteran’s residential facility and a network of welfare and support groups across Wales.
Health Boards (HBs) and Trusts across Wales have worked with Public Health Wales (PHW) to publish data on Healthcare associated Infections in a clear format with description.
This document sets out our response to the Robert Francis Report into the terrible events in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
These summaries detail the progress made to date on our strategic aims.
As part of its commitment to improve the transparency of NHS information, Local Health Boards are making hospital mortality data available directly on their websites.
Telemedicine projects implemented between 2011 to 2013.
The report was commissioned on 7 November 2012.
This report summarises the key findings within the survey.
This is the second and final report of progress against the Welsh Government’s 'Breaking the Barriers' action plan.
We have published a redacted version of the review of the management of asbestos
Annual report on progress made to implement the substance misuse strategy.
Outlines proposals to maximise the contribution Health Visitors provide to children in the community.
Report by an independent investigator on the lessons to be learned from the death of ten year old Robert Powell.
NHS Wales has made significant advances over the past 12 months, according to the annual report from Chief Executive, David Sissling.
The Minister for Health & Social Services has published the Food Standards Agency’s Review of Food Law Enforcement in Wales together with an addendum to the report.
In Spring 2011 the Welsh Government commissioned the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care (WIHSC) to help collate data collected via questionnaires distributed across Local Health Boards.
Together for Health is the 5 year vision for the NHS.
Review into the arrangements for postgraduate medical and dental education in Wales and the location of the Wales Deanery.
Health and social care occupational therapy progress report in respect of the development of integrated services.
This is the first report that provides an overview of developments which have taken place in 2010/2011.
This report outlines the work of local innovation fund projects.
This document sets out the Government response to the review of Non Medical Healthcare education Provision in Wales.
These quality requirements explain roles and responsibilities for NHS hospital accommodation.
This document sets out how we can achieve greater equity in health in Wales.
A number of areas for improvement have been identified.
Report on primary care services across Wales.
A report by the Bevan Commission 2008 - 2011.
A Report on the Progress of the Non-emergency Patient Transport Pilot Projects.
A report by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.
The plan requires Health Boards to develop, agree and submit Local Action Plans.
This report looks at ways to improve the quality of patient services for chronic conditions whilst cutting costs.
This updates the September 2010 audit report.
Laying the foundations for World-class healthcare.
A document concerning school nursing services has been developed following a consultation.
One Wales includes the commitment to ‘explore the opportunity to place occupational health services on a statutory basis’.
Welsh Assembly Government response to consultation on the draft regulations relating to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Stop Smoking Wales has launched an initiative to help patients to stop smoking before an operation.
This work was commissioned by the Chief Medical Officer for Wales to mark the Faculty of Public Health Conference held in Cardiff on June 3-5, 2008.
Following the report of the palliative care planning group for Wales, the Minister established a working group to implement the report.
In August 2005, NHS Wales requested Practices made Perfect Ltd. to build its workforce modelling capacity and workforce plan for midwifery services.
This report presents the findings of a dedicated palliative care planning group.
The purpose of the report is to advise the Welsh Assembly Government on a whole system approach to redesign.
In September 2007, the Minister for Health and Social services, Edwina Hart MBE AM, announced a review of the Denbighshire and Gwynedd Local Health Boards (DLHB and GLHB) approach to the reform of health services in Prestatyn and Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Report of All Wales Review of Mental Health Services - co-chairs - Mary Burrows and Stewart Greenwell, December 2007
This review was undertaken over the period May – December 2007 and this is the report of the Review conclusions.
On the 1 February 2007 the then Minister for Health and Social Services announced that an Independent Inquiry was to be established.
Requires Government departments to eliminate unlawful discrimination and to promote equality of opportunity.
The Report of the Project Team advised by Derek Wanless (June 2003)