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 »
£220,000 to improve support for new mothers
Funding of £220,000 to increase support for new mothers across Wales, has today been announced by Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths.
- First Minister news conference
- Consultation launched on future of Welsh apprenticeships
- £220,000 to improve support for new mothers
- Consultation on the Code of Guidance to Local Authorities on the Allocation of Accommodation and Homelessness 2015
- Aligning the apprenticeship model to the needs of the Welsh economy
- Consultation on the future of Right to Buy and Right to Acquire – a White Paper for social housing.
- Age of sale for nicotine inhaling products: draft regulations
- Revised Child Poverty Strategy for Wales
- Sharing the location of TB infected farms
Featured consultation »Age of sale for nicotine inhaling products: draft regulations
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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 402; this is a decrease of 66 (14.1%) on the previous month, and 21 (5.0%) down on the figure in December 2013.
- Health care reasons accounted for 37% of all delays, community care reasons for 23%, waiting for availability of care home place 16% and selection of care home 12%.
- 103 patients were delayed on acute wards, 77 on community wards, 108 in mental health facilities, 99 on rehabilitation wards, and 15 on other wards.
- 140 (35%) patients were aged 85 and over, including 75 (19%) aged 90 plus.
- Of those patients waiting to leave hospital, 135 (39%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 21 (6%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay for patients waiting to leave hospital was 30 days; 21 days for patients on acute wards, 30 days for patients on community wards, 60 days for patients in mental health facilities, and 29 days for patients on rehabilitation wards.
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