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24 Jul 2019 - 9:41am

The work carried out since the last Annual Improvement Report, including that of the relevant regulators, is set out in this report.

22 Jul 2019 - 9:30am

The Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 requires a Code of Practice to deal with the relationship between the Wales Audit Office and the Auditor General, preserving the independence of that office while providing for robust standards of governance.

23 May 2019 - 11:12am

Our overall conclusion is that the Health Board performs very well against the all-Wales targets for clinical coding with good quality coded data and no backlog.

29 Apr 2019 - 2:45pm

This report summarises the findings of our work in Powys Teaching Health Board carried out between March and May 2018.

22 Mar 2019 - 10:44am

NHS bodies need assurance that hospital discharge arrangements are safe and timely. 

28 Feb 2019 - 8:15am

This report summarises the findings from the audit work undertaken at Powys Teaching Health Board during 2018.

28 Feb 2019 - 8:00am

This year’s structured assessment work follows similar themes to previous years’ work, although we have broadened the scope to include commentary on arrangements relating to procurement, asset management and improving efficiency and productivity.

19 Feb 2019 - 4:15pm

This letter summarises the key messages arising from our statutory responsibilities under the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004 and our reporting responsibilities under the Code of Audit Practice.

17 Jan 2019 - 12:02am

Over the past 10 years, there have been several cases of community councils suffering losses to the public purse due to significant failures in financial management and governance. In some instances, this has been due to fraud and theft

15 Jan 2019 - 12:02am

The amount of money managed by local councils in Wales continues to increase. However, the current standard of financial management and governance remains disappointing at too many councils as evidenced by a doubling of the number of qualified audit opinions

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