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- Proposals concerning the publication of Sustainable Development Indicators statistical outputs
- Consultation on the regulations to introduce a new Firefighters’ Pension Scheme in Wales from April 2015
- Onshore oil exploration activities: integrated pollution prevention and control
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
- Consultation on the findings of the report on the Impact and Effect of the Non-Domestic Rating (Definition of Domestic Property) (Wales) Order 2010.
- Achieving high standards together - a new framework for animal health and welfare in Wales
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2013-14 »
The 2nd Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2013-14, which was published on 25 June 2013.Learn more »
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Admission of patients to mental health facilities
An annual report which includes information on admissions, formal admissions under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation and supervised community treatment.
- In 2012-13, there were 10,523 admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) to mental health facilities in Wales, down from 10,773 in 2011-12.
- 98 per cent of the admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) in 2012-13 were to NHS facilities in Wales, with the remainder admitted to independent hospitals.
Formal admissions under the Mental Health Act 1983 and other legislation
- 1,453 were admitted in 2012-13 under the Mental Health Act 1983 (excluding place of safety detentions) and other legislation compared with 1,428 in 2011-12.
- 92 per cent of formal admissions (excluding place of safety detentions) were detained without the involvement of criminal courts (Part II) with 70 per cent of these being admitted for assessment, with or without treatment (Section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983).
Supervised community treatment
- In 2012-13, there were 222 patients made subject to supervised community treatment (SCT), including 15 for whom an independent hospital was responsible. Of this total, 147 were male and 75 were female.
- Of those patients subject to SCT, there were 111 recalls to hospital, 69 revocations and 131 discharges in 2012-13
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