Despite considerable investment and many plans for primary care transformation over the years, change has not happened as quickly or as widely as intended.
PSBs need to start thinking and acting differently, and to be given the freedom to work more flexibly, says Auditor General
Consistent and comparable data needed, along with strong leadership to manage expenditure on temporary staff, says Auditor General
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.
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
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