Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
A legal obligation to report any child or adult believed to be at risk of abuse or neglect will be implemented in Wales in 2016, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford today announced.
- “Get vaccinated against the flu”, Wales’ top doctor urges
- 0808 80 10 800 - 24 hour help for domestic abuse victims
- New powers to safeguard vulnerable children and adults in Wales
- Designation of Licensing authority under Part 1 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014
- Flood and Coast Investment Programme (FaCIP)
- Local authority environmental permitting fees and charges 2015-16
- Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Joint Adoption Arrangements)(Wales) Directions 2015
- Independent Living Fund – future arrangements to support recipients in Wales
- Consultation on Local Development Plans Process Review
Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
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 479; this is a decrease of 16 (3.2%) on the previous month, but an increase of 32 (7.2%) on the figure in October 2013.
- Health care reasons accounted for 34% of all delays, community care reasons for 23%, waiting for availability of care home place 18% and selection of care home 13%.
- 139 patients were delayed on acute wards, 86 on community wards, 132 in mental health facilities, 110 on rehabilitation wards, and 12 on other wards.
- 168 (35%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 83 (17%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 165 (39%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 22 (5%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay for patients waiting to leave hospital was 28 days; 26 days for patients on acute wards, 26 days for patients on community wards, 50 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 21 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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