Four of the seven health boards in Wales once again failed to meet their financial duty to break-even over a three-year period, according to their 2019-20 accounts published today.
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 scope for improvement in financial reporting and for Local Government sector in-particular, to meet the challenge of earlier closure.
The Auditor General for Wales and Future Generations Commissioner have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today
Although spend through the National Procurement Service (NPS) is increasing, it has not developed as quickly as expected resulting in concerns over its funding and less than anticipated savings