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 »
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View strategy documents and background material relating to health policy.
This strategy refers to all nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses who work in a community setting including those who work in mental health and learning disability.
Following a public consultation, our Declaration clarifies the rights of older people in Wales.
Guidance to strengthen and develop medium term planning for Local Health Boards and Trusts.
A UK rare diseases strategy has been produced by the Welsh Government, Department of Health in England, Scottish Government and Northern Ireland Executive.
This is a three year plan to strengthen local health care services for the people of Wales.
Providing guidance to planners and commissioners of health and social care services.
This sets out Welsh Government expectations of NHS Wales in delivering safe, sustainable and high quality maternity services.
This document explains the delivery priorities for NHS Wales.
This is the first document to be published supporting Together For Health, the 5 year vision for the NHS.
From April 2003, local authorities and local health boards will be required to implement a health, social care and wellbeing strategy for their local area.
'Setting the Direction' recognises the commitment to delivering world-class integrated health care in Wales. This requires a change in the approach to developing both policy and service delivery models for primary and community care.
The Strategy for Lymphoedema in Wales will help address the current wide variation in the organisation and delivery of lymphoedema services across Wales.
The Rural Health Plan has been developed to ensure that the future health needs of rural communities are met in ways which reflect the particular conditions and characteristics of rural Wales.
Designed to Add Value - a third dimension identifies the strategic direction for the third sector in supporting health and social care.
The purpose of this document is to improve the health, wellbeing and the quality of life for people living with Chronic Non-Malignant Pain (CNMP) in Wales.
Bowel cancer is a common disease in Wales with around 2,000 new cases and 1,000 deaths each year.
This document sets out the actions necessary to ensure the right services are provided in the right place and meeting local needs more effectively.
This strategy is aimed at those people who need access to health and social care that is not planned.
Chronic respiratory conditions, which include asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and respiratory failure, are the most common chronic conditions in the UK.
The contribution of therapy services to transforming the delivery of Health and Social Care in Wales
Designed for Life is the Welsh Government’s 10-year vision for creating world-class health and social care in Wales in the 21st century.
The voluntary sector is recognised as an important partner in supporting health and well-being in Wales.