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Health Education and Improvement Wales - Structured Assessment 2020

This report sets out the findings from the Auditor General’s 2020 structured assessment work at Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW). The work has been undertaken to help discharge the Auditor General’s statutory requirement, under section 61 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2014, to be satisfied that NHS bodies have made proper arrangements to secure economy, efficiency and effectiveness in their use of resources.

  • Caerphilly County Borough Council – Financial Sustainability Assessment

    We did this assessment because we identified financial sustainability as a risk to councils putting in place proper arrangements to secure value...

    Local Reports
    Local Government
    Asset management, Finance, Governance
  • Swansea Bay University Health Board - Effectiveness of Counter-Fraud Arrangements

    This summary report sets out our assessment of Swansea Bay University Health Board’s arrangements for preventing and detecting fraud. Our...

    Local Reports
    Health
    Finance, Governance, Health and social care
  • Welsh Community Care Information System

    The Welsh Community Care Information System (WCCIS) is intended to enable health and social care staff to deliver more efficient and effective...

    National Reports
    Health
    Health and social care
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board – Effectiveness of Counter-Fraud Arrangements

    The Health Board demonstrates a commitment to counter-fraud, has suitable arrangements to support the prevention and detection of fraud and is...

    Local Reports
    Health
    Finance, Governance, Health and social care
  • Powys Teaching Health Board – Effectiveness of Counter-Fraud Arrangements

    This report sets out our assessment of Powys Teaching Health Board’s arrangements for preventing and detecting fraud.

    Local Reports
    Health
    Finance
  • Velindre University NHS Trust - Structured Assessment 2020

    This report sets out the findings from the Auditor General’s 2020 structured assessment work at Velindre University NHS Trust. The work has been...

    Annual Reports
    Health
    Governance, Health and social care, People
  • The National Fraud Initiative in Wales 2018-20

    National Fraud Initiative (NFI) outcomes in Wales have increased by £2.7 million to £8 million in the 2018-20 exercise. 

    National Reports
    Central Government
    Finance
  • Hywel Dda University Health Board - Effectiveness of Counter-Fraud Arrangements

    This report sets out our assessment of Hywel Dda University Health Board’s arrangements for preventing and detecting fraud.

    Local Reports
    Local Government
    Finance, Governance, Health and social care
  • Financial Sustainability of Local Government as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Some councils were better placed than others to deal with the significant financial impact of the pandemic

    National Reports
    Local Government
    COVID-19, Finance
  • Commercialisation in Local Government

    Councils need the right culture, skills and systems to unlock the benefits and mitigate the risks of commercialisation

    National Reports
    Local Government
    COVID-19, Finance

Our publications cover a range of audit work completed at public bodies, including:

  • central government
  • local councils
  • health boards
  • police forces
  • fire services, and 
  • national parks.

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