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- Consultation on the Statutory Guidance on Securing Sufficient Play Opportunities
- EIDCymru: an electronic movement reporting system for sheep and goats - the identification of sheep and the current slaughter derogation
- Achieving high standards together - a new framework for animal health and welfare in Wales
- Revising the national framework for Continuing NHS Healthcare (CHC)
- Phase 1 - Draft Report: Review of Audit, Inspection and Regulation
- Statutory Guidance to the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales in relation to the salaries of Local Authority Chief Executives
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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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Information on when a person has given their consent to take part in research and has since lost capacity.
Find out where your local provider is located.
Guidance for clinicians who act as mental health professionals for the purposes of the Mental Health Act 1983.
Guidance for independent mental health advocacy providers and Local Health Board advocacy service planners.
The Welsh Government has launched a national action plan to improve children’s mental health services.
Guidance for professionals in supporting the health, care and well-being of older people.
This fund will support investment in the use of technology to deliver improved health and care at lower cost in non-hospital settings.
To ensure that the needs of people with a sensory loss are met when accessing our healthcare services.
Guidance on the role of specialist Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
The guidance promotes existing good practice and seeks to encourage closer partnership working between agencies.
Advice on handling requests from patients for treatment in countries of the European Economic Area (EEA) and requests from patients from the EEA requesting treatment in Wales.
Detailing the circumstances when a request to a close relative or friend could be considered when there are exceptional circumstances.
They will provide support for veterans and service personnel to ensure that their needs are reflected in local service plans.
Guidance for non UK residents requiring treatment from a Welsh NHS Trust.
These standards will set the agenda for the provision of audiology services for children and young people across Wales.
This document sets the agenda for public health.
This is one of a series of standards for specialised services for children and young people.
Detailed guidance on getting the best out of your hearing aid.
This document outlines new guidance for those who come into contact with the criminal justice system.
Explains how the scheme works.
A reminder for pharmacy professionals of their responsibilities during the current outbreak of measles.
This leaflet is about their health care and the right to be involved in decisions about their health, health care or treatment.
The guidance sets out who is responsible for funding an individual's treatment and care within the NHS in Wales.
Details the arrangements between the NHS in Wales and the NHS in England to help support patients who live on the Wales/England border.
This short document sets out what this means for everyone working in or for the NHS in Wales.
Temporary policy guidance on Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) has now been issued to Local Health Boards and local authorities in Wales.
The document explains the changes to the Community Pharmacy contractual framework.
Advice for Health professionals on how to support patients to get the best from their medicines, and help minimise waste.
‘More than just words' has been developed to strengthen Welsh language services among frontline health and social services.
These training resources aim to help anyone to increase their understanding of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.
This leaflet provides a concise summary and brief explanation of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.
This guidance supersedes Welsh Health Circular WHC (99) 148.
Part 1 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 places duties on Local Health Boards and local authorities.
Changes to the law of the United Kingdom concerning medicinal products for human use.
This care and treatment plan has been prepared under section 18 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010
A framework of actions for healthcare organisations in Wales.
Highlighting the fatal adverse effects of Clozapine.
This document provides guidance for Local Health Boards and Local Authorities on improving access to psychological services.
This guidance supports chapter 7 of the Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice for Wales.
Guidance to assist Local Health Boards and Local Authorities in meeting their duties under the Measure.
Following consultation revised Standards have been developed for use in hospital settings in Wales.
Guidance for Local Health Boards and Local Authorities on the establishment of joint schemes for the delivery of local primary mental health support services
A Welsh Government ban on the sale of tobacco from vending machines in Wales has been approved. This will come into force on 1 February 2012.
Advice for patients, clinical professionals and NHS managers on proposed arrangements to assess / care for women with PIP implants.
The Welsh Government has a commitment to extend the Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes (WNHSS) into pre school settings.
Standards developed for the NHS in Wales to plan and deliver effective high quality cancer services for children.
Guidance developed to improve the provision of continence care for children and young people with bladder/ bowel dysfunction problems.
It will enable Local Health Boards to deliver high quality services to children and young people.
Guidance on how we plan to deal with the older prisoner population.
These guidelines provide a framework for schools to help them to decide whether or not to accept commercial sponsorship.
The guidance aims to define best practice and improve health outcomes for people with a learning disability staying in hospital.
A selection of guides to help you understand the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Plans are underway to enact a number of important changes for people with mental health problems.
This document provides guidance to local health boards and trusts on the conduct of engagement and consultation with citizens, on changes to Health Services.
Find out if you are eligible for continuing NHS healthcare.
Launched on the 16th February 2011 this document highlights the support and advice available to anyone diagnosed with dementia.
Defining evidence based standards for the planning, organisation and delivery of diabetes services.
On the 12 July 2010, the Minister for Health and Social Services announced the action that would be taken to improve dementia services and agreed new funding to support implementation of the Dementia Action Plans.
The CPA provides many service users with an mechanism to work towards maximising their ability to live fulfilled lives as independently as possible.
Hospital chaplains have long played a key role in providing a spiritual care service to patients, their families and carers and staff.
The service specification documents the recommended models of care for patients with HIV or AIDS.
Providing a basis for planning and developing services for the prevention and treatment of cardiac disease.
Find out more about organ donation and presumed consent by downloading the discussion document.