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Social services and well-being study

6 Sep 2018 - 5:08pm

The study will review progress by local authorities in delivering their new duties under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. We will help to identify opportunities for improving current management and delivery arrangements. 

Out-of-hours services are under strain

12 Jul 2018 - 12:30am

Despite positive feedback from patients, staffing problems and poor morale are putting services under pressure

Primary Care Services in Wales

24 Apr 2018 - 11:44am

The current picture

NHS Wales has a clear vision for the electronic patient record, but more work is needed to deliver it

10 Jan 2018 - 2:27pm

Although key elements are being put in place, there have been significant delays and, despite recent developments, there are key weaknesses in the arrangements for delivery

Welsh Government using the NHS finances act to drive better planning of services and finances

6 Jul 2017 - 4:41pm

But still a way to go to realise the full benefits with four out of seven health boards not meeting their duties under the Act

Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board moving in the right direction

29 Jun 2017 - 12:45am

But while the direction of travel is positive, there is still much that needs to be done

Medicines management needs a higher profile in health bodies

14 Dec 2016 - 12:58pm

“Positive steps being taken, but further scope to improve quality and costs”, says Auditor General

Many operating theatres in Wales are not being used efficiently

9 Mar 2016 - 11:57am

The focus on safety has improved but NHS Wales needs to secure better value for money from operating theatres

Health boards need to strengthen their arrangements for managing the impact of private practice on the NHS

11 Feb 2016 - 12:10am

Local systems are not robust enough to provide assurance that private patients who subsequently transfer to the NHS for treatment are not unfairly advantaged

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