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10 Opportunities for Resetting and Restarting the NHS Planned Care System

Our report found that many patients still face long waiting times, but there is now a unique opportunity to build a better planned care system. 

  • Wales Audit Office estimate of income and expenditure for the year ending 31 March 2012

    The Auditor General is required to prepare an annual estimate of the income and expenditure of the Wales Audit Office to be submitted to the...

    Our Plans and Accounts
  • Councils' response to the financial challenges: Key messages from the Wales Audit Office preliminary corporate assessments

    We reviewed all of the 22 corporate assessments, to examine whether councils are well placed to respond effectively to the financial challenges ...

    National Reports
    Local Government
  • Housing services for adults with mental health needs

    This report considers the specific question of whether the planning and delivery of housing services for adults with mental health needs has ...

    National Reports
    Health
  • Wales Audit Office Programme of Value For Money Studies 2010

    The following briefing paper provides the Public Accounts Committee with an outline of the Wales Audit Office programme of value for money studies...

    Our Plans and Accounts
  • Wales Audit Office International Peer Review - Update to the Public Accounts Committee 2010

    The Peer Review found that the Wales Audit Office had established a successful track record in the first four years since being created in 2005,...

    Our Plans and Accounts
  • Wales Audit Office Proposed new governance arrangements - Briefing paper for the Public Accounts Committee 2010

    The following briefing paper outlines for the Public Accounts Committee the Auditor Generals proposal for new governance arrangements for the...

    Our Plans and Accounts
  • Use of resources in special schools

    Our preliminary analysis of Section 52 statements suggested that special schools making similar provision for pupils with similarneeds may be...

    National Reports
    Local Government
    Education & Skills
  • Sustaining value for money in the police service - Briefing paper for the Public Accounts Committee

    This briefing has been produced for the Public Accounts Committee and summarises the Wales specific outputs of our recent UK-Wide report in value...

    National Reports
    Police and Probation
    Finance
  • Forestry Commission Wales - Public Funding of Ffynone and Cilgwyn Woodlands

    In summary, the main concerns were that there were serious failings in connection with the grant award to Calon such as: the awarding of a grant...

    National Reports
    Central Government
    Environment and Agriculture
  • Sustaining Value For Money in the Police Service 2010
    Joint Reports

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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