5p carrier bag charge turns 5!
Today (1 October) marks the five year anniversary of the introduction of the Welsh Government’s ground-breaking Single Use Carrier Bag charge.
- Welsh Government steps in to help small businesses affected by revaluation
- Blue Badge eligibility criteria expanded
- 5p carrier bag charge turns 5!
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Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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View strategy documents and background material relating to health policy.
Following a public consultation, our Declaration clarifies the rights of older people in Wales.
A UK rare diseases strategy has been produced by the Welsh Government, Department of Health in England, Scottish Government and Northern Ireland Executive.
This is a three year plan to strengthen local health care services for the people of Wales.
Providing guidance to planners and commissioners of health and social care services.
This document explains the delivery priorities for NHS Wales.
This is the first document to be published supporting Together For Health, the 5 year vision for the NHS.
From April 2003, local authorities and local health boards will be required to implement a health, social care and wellbeing strategy for their local area.
'Setting the Direction' recognises the commitment to delivering world-class integrated health care in Wales. This requires a change in the approach to developing both policy and service delivery models for primary and community care.
The Strategy for Lymphoedema in Wales will help address the current wide variation in the organisation and delivery of lymphoedema services across Wales.
The Rural Health Plan has been developed to ensure that the future health needs of rural communities are met in ways which reflect the particular conditions and characteristics of rural Wales.
Designed to Add Value - a third dimension identifies the strategic direction for the third sector in supporting health and social care.
The purpose of this document is to improve the health, wellbeing and the quality of life for people living with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain (CNMP) in Wales.
Bowel cancer is a common disease in Wales with around 2,000 new cases and 1,000 deaths each year.
This document sets out the actions necessary to ensure the right services are provided in the right place and meeting local needs more effectively.
This strategy is aimed at those people who need access to health and social care that is not planned.
Chronic respiratory conditions, which include asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and respiratory failure, are the most common chronic conditions in the UK.
The contribution of therapy services to transforming the delivery of Health and Social Care in Wales
Designed for Life is the Welsh Government’s 10-year vision for creating world-class health and social care in Wales in the 21st century.
The voluntary sector is recognised as an important partner in supporting health and well-being in Wales.