Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
First Minister news conference
First Minister Carwyn Jones has held a press conference following the outcome of the Scottish Referendum result.
- Extra Safe Routes in Communities funding for Bridgend schools
- Ground-breaking North Wales clothing export centre opened
- First Minister news conference
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- Inappropriate admissions guidance
- Draft guidance on housing association board member remuneration
- Smoke-free private vehicles carrying children
- Reservoir Safety in Wales: Consultation on the Commencement of Schedule 4 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010
- Amending the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2009 to transpose Article 38 of the Offshore Safety Directive
- Devolution, Democracy and Delivery White Paper – Reforming Local Government
Featured consultation »Draft guidance on notifiable event for registered social landlords
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightWales for Africa grant
The Wales for Africa grant supports projects that build mutually beneficial links between Wales and Sub-Saharan Africa.
1st Supplementary Budget 2014-15 »
The 1st Supplementary Budget proposes a number of changes to the Final Budget for 2014-15, which was published in December 2013.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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A monthly report presenting statistics on the transfer of NHS patients to a more appropriate care setting.
- The total number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care was 458; this is a decrease of 16 (3.4%) on the previous month, but 23 (5.3%) up on the figure in July 2013.
- Health care reasons accounted for 27% of all delays, community care reasons for 26%, waiting for availability of care home place 17% and selection of care home 13%.
- 143 patients were delayed on acute wards, 90 on community wards, 105 in mental health facilities, 109 on rehabilitation wards, and 11 on other wards.
- 181 (40%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 80 (18%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 171 (44%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 12 (3%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay for patients waiting to leave hospital was 23 days; 16 days for patients on acute wards, 25 days for patients on community wards, 48 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 22 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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