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First Minister expresses pride in Team Wales as Commonwealth Games begin
The First Minister has sent a good luck message to Team Wales for the Commonwealth Games
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- First Minister expresses pride in Team Wales as Commonwealth Games begin
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- Renting Homes – Illustrative Model Contract
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- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 1: Joint Housing Land Availability Studies (JHLAS)
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
- Legislative proposals for Additional Learning Needs – White paper
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Section highlightThe Gender-based Violence, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (Wales) Bill
The Bill aims to improve the Public Sector response in Wales to gender-based violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence.
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 - June 2014
Our pipeline provides visibility of infrastructure investment activity across Wales.
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 »
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Staff directly employed by the NHS
An annual report which includes data on medical, dental, nursing and midwifery staff.
Between 2012 and 2013 (in terms of whole-time equivalent numbers)
- The total number of directly employed NHS staff increased slightly by 391 (0.5 per cent) to 72,393.
- Medical & dental staff increased by 164 (2.8 per cent) to 6,073. Of these staff, hospital medical and dental consultants increased by 51 (2.3 per cent) to 2,275.
- Nursing, midwifery and health visiting staff increased by 186 (0.7 per cent) to 28,254.
- Scientific, therapeutic & technical staff increased by 67 (0.6 per cent) to 11,616.
- Administration & estates staff increased by 81 (0.5 per cent) to 15,120. Of these staff, managers decreased by 50 (2.5 per cent) to 1,985.
- Other staff (including healthcare assistants, support staff and ambulance staff) decreased by 107 (0.9 per cent) to 11,330.
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