Powys Teaching Health Board – Review of Follow-up Outpatients – Assessment of Progress

30 May 2018 - 12:01pm

As part of the Audit Plan for 2016, the Auditor General included local work to track progress made by the Health Board in addressing the recommendations made in the 2015 Review of Follow-up Outpatient Appointments.

The Health Board has made good progress in identifying clinical need and the risks associated with follow-up outpatient delays within its own services. But greater attention is needed to strengthen commissioning assurance arrangements and prioritise alternative pathways for patients treated outside the Health Board area.

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