Review of the legislation managing the Welsh crustacean fisheries »The crustacean fisheries are the mainstay of the Welsh fishing industry, with £3.8 million worth of crustaceans landed into Wales in 2012.Learn more »
Historic New Tax Powers for Wales
Minister for Finance and Government Business, Jane Hutt, has launched an historic consultation that paves the way for new tax powers for Wales - the first piece of Welsh tax legislation since 1283.
- Launch of 10-year plan for early years, childcare and play workforce
- Construction begins on new £15m emergency services centre for Wrexham
- Historic New Tax Powers for Wales
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Section highlightHousing (Wales) Act 2014The Act introduces significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
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Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
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View strategy documents and background material relating to health policy.
Following a public consultation, our Declaration clarifies the rights of older people in Wales.
We want to ensure that those who are critically ill have timely access to high quality care in an appropriate environment.
Providing Local Health Boards and their partners with the necessary guidance to implement an action plan for their area.
A three year plan for respiratory health services.
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.
Our vision for services for the citizens of Wales.
A five year plan to improve eye health in Wales and support those living with sight loss.
Providing guidance to planners and commissioners of health and social care services.
The plan details how our new quality assurance and improvement arrangements will operate.
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.
We will be aiming to make substantial improvements in the way you can access health information over the coming months and years.
The Delivery Plan sets out our vision for the population of Wales and what this means for NHS cancer services.
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.
This document, the fourth in a series of Directives on Chronic Conditions, is an important element in discharging the Welsh Assembly Government’s commitment to improving the management of Chronic Conditions.
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.