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Together for Health, Stroke Delivery Plan for the NHS up to 2016

19/11/14
The plan sets out our vision for the population of Wales and what this means for NHS stroke services.
 

Service change lessons learned review

10/11/14
Report on how Local Health Boards collated views on the changes to health services.
 

End of life care delivery plan

28/10/14
The delivery plan sets out our vision for end of life services for the population of Wales.
 

NHS Wales Bulletin 2014

14/10/14
Information relevant to those working within the health and social services sector.
 

Trusted to care

24/09/14
Report of the external independent Review of the Princess of Wales Hospital and Neath Port Talbot Hospital at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.
 

The Griffiths' review - Non emergency patient transport - final report

22/08/14
The report sets out the findings and recommendations of the Win Griffith review of non-emergency patient transport services in Wales.
 

Together for Health – a Heart Disease Delivery Plan

29/07/14
We want to reduce preventable heart disease and ensure that those affected by it have timely access to high quality services.
 

Review of concerns (complaints) handling within NHS Wales – 'Using the gift of complaints'

24/07/14
An independent review has looked into the way NHS Wales handles this area of work.
 

Food and feed law enforcement in Wales

23/07/14
This report is an update on food hygiene enforcement in Wales.
 

Review of mortality data

16/07/14
An independent review looking into the way NHS Wales collects and uses data to describe mortality in Welsh hospitals.
 

Review of the appraisal of orphan and ultra-orphan medicines in Wales

30/04/14
The report provides a series of recommendations for the improvement of the appraisal process.
 

Together for Health - cancer delivery plan - annual report 2013

20/03/14
This report highlights the progress we have made in cancer services in Wales.
 

Together for mental health - annual report 2012-13

03/03/14
This report sets out progress made since October 2012 and the priorities for the next 12 months.
 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) invited reviews programme - options for provision of neonatal care in North Wales - September 2013

29/01/14
The review commissioned by the First Minister was asked to look for alternative ways of maintaining all levels of neonatal services in North Wales in the future.
 

Wales cancer patient experience survey 2013

27/01/14
This survey monitors national progress on experiences of cancer care in Wales.
 

Proposed service changes at Prince Philip, Glangwili and Withybush Hospitals

22/01/14
Reports from the Independent Hywel Dda scrutiny panel.
 

Engagement exercise on Service Increment for Teaching (SIFT) report and Welsh Government response

16/12/13
We would welcome your comments on the report and our response before any final decisions are made on the future funding arrangements.
 

NHS pay review evidence

27/11/13
Evidence from the Welsh Government on proposed remuneration of NHS staff - 2014/2015.
 

Summary Report - Rural Health Implementation Group

15/11/13
This report summarises the work of the Rural Health Implementation Group set up in February 2010, in line with the Rural Health Plan.
 

Access to and implementation of psychological therapy treatments in Wales

14/11/13
A review of talking treatments have been commissioned.
 

Community pharmacy influenza vaccination service report 2012-13

09/10/13
This report summarises the results of the service delivered across Wales.
 

NHS Wales Chief Executive’s annual report 2012/13

04/10/13
The NHS is taking significant steps towards ensuring better quality of care and improved measures of safety.
 

Report from the veterans’ residential facility task and finish group

26/09/13
Report into the need for a dedicated veteran’s residential facility and a network of welfare and support groups across Wales.
 

Healthcare associated infections (HCAI) data

13/08/13
Health Boards (HBs) and Trusts across Wales have worked with Public Health Wales (PHW) to publish data on Healthcare associated Infections in a clear format with description.
 

Delivering Safe Care, Compassionate Care

07/08/13
This document sets out our response to the Robert Francis Report into the terrible events in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust.
 
Creating an active Wales

Creating an active Wales

07/08/13
These summaries detail the progress made to date on our strategic aims.
 

Hospital mortality data

01/08/13
As part of its commitment to improve the transparency of NHS information, Local Health Boards are making hospital mortality data available directly on their websites.
 

Rural Health Telemedicine

26/07/13
Telemedicine projects implemented between 2011 to 2013.
 

Strategic Review of Welsh Ambulance Services

25/06/13
The report was commissioned on 7 November 2012.
 

NHS Wales staff survey 2013 - national overview

03/05/13
This report summarises the key findings within the survey.
 

Breaking the Barriers

27/03/13
This is the second and final report of progress against the Welsh Government’s 'Breaking the Barriers' action plan.
 

Independent review of the management of asbestos at Bronglais Hospital

21/01/13
We have published a redacted version of the review of the management of asbestos
 

Working together to reduce harm - substance misuse annual report 2012

11/12/12
Annual report on progress made to implement the substance misuse strategy.
 

A vision for health visiting in Wales

11/10/12
Outlines proposals to maximise the contribution Health Visitors provide to children in the community.
 

The Robert Powell Investigation

09/10/12
Report by an independent investigator on the lessons to be learned from the death of ten year old Robert Powell.
 

NHS Wales Chief Executive’s Annual Report 2011/12

31/07/12
NHS Wales has made significant advances over the past 12 months, according to the annual report from Chief Executive, David Sissling.
 

Publication of the Food Law Enforcement Review in Wales Report

17/07/12
The Minister for Health & Social Services has published the Food Standards Agency’s Review of Food Law Enforcement in Wales together with an addendum to the report.
 

Mental health (Wales) measure 2010 – Mapping of local mental health services

16/03/12
In Spring 2011 the Welsh Government commissioned the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care (WIHSC) to help collate data collected via questionnaires distributed across Local Health Boards.
 

Together for Health

20/02/12
Together for Health is the five year vision for the NHS.
 

Review of the Management and Location of the Wales Deanery

13/02/12
Review into the arrangements for postgraduate medical and dental education in Wales and the location of the Wales Deanery.
 

Community Services; Occupational Therapy Advisory Forum (OTAF)

01/02/12
Health and social care occupational therapy progress report in respect of the development of integrated services.
 

'Breaking the Barriers' - Annual report

31/01/12
This is the first report that provides an overview of developments which have taken place in 2010/2011.
 

Rural health innovation local projects

20/12/11
This report outlines the work of local innovation fund projects.
 

Welsh Government Response to Review of Non Medical Healthcare Education Provision in Wales

03/11/11
This document sets out the Government response to the review of Non Medical Healthcare education Provision in Wales.
 

Standards for hospital residential accommodation and associated support facilities

24/10/11
These quality requirements explain roles and responsibilities for NHS hospital accommodation.
 
Fairer health outcomes for all

Fairer health outcomes for all

18/08/11
This document sets out how we can achieve greater equity in health in Wales.
 

Dementia stakeholder groups – action plans

29/06/11
A number of areas for improvement have been identified.
 

The primary care information set 2010

24/06/11
Report on primary care services across Wales.
 
Our Healthy Future Annual Progress Report October 2009 - October 2010

Our Healthy Future Annual Progress Report October 2009 - October 2010

10/06/11
Reporting on first year progress of Our Healthy Future.
 

NHS Wales: Forging a better future

06/06/11
A report by the Bevan Commission 2008 - 2011.
 

Non-emergeny Patient Transport National Programme Board

09/05/11
A Report on the Progress of the Non-emergency Patient Transport Pilot Projects.
 

Complaint against Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, the Care and Social Services Inspectorate for Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government

05/04/11
A report by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.
 

Progress Report on the Chronic Conditions Management (CCM) Service Improvement Plan

02/03/11
The plan requires Health Boards to develop, agree and submit Local Action Plans.
 

High impact service changes

16/02/11
This report looks at ways to improve the quality of patient services for chronic conditions whilst cutting costs.
 

Update Report on the position of Local Health Boards in relation to the Chronic Condition Management Directives: December 2010

07/02/11
This updates the September 2010 audit report.
 

NHS Wales Chief Executive’s Annual Report 2009/10

06/09/10
Laying the foundations for World-class healthcare.
 

Vascular Risk Management in Wales: A report from the Vascular Project Group (March 2010)

23/08/10
There is a very high burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Wales.
 

Implementation of the Welsh Neuroscience Review

16/10/09
These reports sets out clear recommendations for service models for robust, high quality neurosciences services.
 
A framework for a school nursing service for Wales

A framework for a school nursing service for Wales

13/08/09
A document concerning school nursing services has been developed following a consultation.
 

One Wales Occupational Health Task and Finish Group Report

14/07/09
One Wales includes the commitment to ‘explore the opportunity to place occupational health services on a statutory basis’.
 

Consultation Response

17/03/09
Welsh Assembly Government response to consultation on the draft regulations relating to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
 
Our healthy future

Our Healthy Future – web-based engagement

05/03/09
Raising awareness about our healthy future.
 

Benefits of stopping smoking before surgery

09/02/09
Stop Smoking Wales has launched an initiative to help patients to stop smoking before an operation.
 
Public health in Wales (1800 - 2000)

Public health in Wales (1800 - 2000)

03/02/09
This work was commissioned by the Chief Medical Officer for Wales to mark the Faculty of Public Health Conference held in Cardiff on June 3-5, 2008.
 

Palliative care services funding

29/10/08
Following the report of the palliative care planning group for Wales, the Minister established a working group to implement the report.
 

NHS Wales: Midwifery Workforce Planning Project - Developing a Workforce Planning Model (Final Report)

11/09/08
In August 2005, NHS Wales requested Practices made Perfect Ltd. to build its workforce modelling capacity and workforce plan for midwifery services.
 

Palliative care planning group Wales: Report to the Minister for Health and Social Services

01/07/08
This report presents the findings of a dedicated palliative care planning group.
 

A review of the impacts of developments in primary care and community care in relation to Designed for North Wales

18/03/08
The purpose of the report is to advise the Welsh Assembly Government on a whole system approach to redesign.
 

Review of Public Consultation in Blaenau Ffestiniog undertaken by the Gwynedd Local Health Board in 2005, and a Review of Public Consultation in Prestatyn undertaken by the Denbighshire Local Health Board in 2005-6

05/03/08
In September 2007, the Minister for Health and Social services, Edwina Hart MBE AM, announced a review of the Denbighshire and Gwynedd Local Health Boards (DLHB and GLHB) approach to the reform of health services in Prestatyn and Blaenau Ffestiniog.
 

The other end of the telescope: A refocusing of mental health and well being for service users and carers

10/12/07
Report of All Wales Review of Mental Health Services - co-chairs - Mary Burrows and Stewart Greenwell, December 2007
 

Llandudno Hospital: Designed for Local Services

01/12/07
This review was undertaken over the period May – December 2007 and this is the report of the Review conclusions.
 

Independent inquiry into the processes on consultation and implementation of the reconfiguration of General Surgical Services in Carmarthenshire

10/10/07
On the 1 February 2007 the then Minister for Health and Social Services announced that an Independent Inquiry was to be established.
 

Mental Capacity Act 2005: Equality impact assessment

04/06/07
Requires Government departments to eliminate unlawful discrimination and to promote equality of opportunity.
 
The Review of Health and Social Care in Wales

The Review of Health and Social Care in Wales

01/06/03
The Report of the Project Team advised by Derek Wanless (June 2003)