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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
- Minister supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
- Porth Eirias set to be major North Wales attraction
- Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Repealing air quality ‘Further Assessments’ from Part IV of the Environment Act 1995
- Equality Impact Assessment of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Plan for Wales
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Structural Funds Programmes in Wales
- Development of a national standards and outcomes framework for Children and Young People's advocacy services in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Delayed Transfers of Care, May 2012
Statistics on Delayed Transfers of Care include data for Wales on the census date 16 May 2012. The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 22 May 2012.
The key points from the latest release are:
- The total number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care on the census date of 16 May 2012 was 454; this is no change on the figure for 20 April 2012. The longer term trend is a steady, but fluctuating, decline over the last seven years from a level of over 1,000 in March 2004 to under 500 in the last year.
- The total number of patients waiting to leave hospital was 373. Of these, 107 were delayed in mental health facilities and 266 were in other acute and community hospitals. A further 54 patients were experiencing a delayed transfer within the NHS or waiting for an assessment and for 27 the next stage could not be determined.
- Delays for community care reasons accounted for 82 (24 per cent) of the 337 patients in acute and community hospitals compared with 97 (29 per cent) for healthcare reasons, 61 (18 per cent) waiting for availability of care home and 97 (29 per cent) for other reasons, including legal/financial, disagreement, and selection of care home.
- The number of delays in acute and community hospitals as a percentage of the average number of available beds ranged from 1.6 per cent to 7.5 per cent.
- The rate per 10,000 population aged 75 or over of delayed transfers for patients of all ages in acute and community hospitals in each of the 22 unitary authority areas ranged from 0.9 per 10,000 to 32.0 per 10,000.
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