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Section highlightThe People’s NHS Part of an initiative to engage the public in creating a safe and sustainable health service for the future.
Spreading the word »Action on the ground to increase learning materials in the medium of Welsh.Learn more »
First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
People from across Wales with an interest in the Welsh language are being asked to take action on its future in a national online conversation.
- Local Government Democracy Bill approved
- Minister welcomes report which could change shape and structure of education delivery in Wales for the better
- First Minister’s call for action on the Welsh language
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
Welsh languageWelsh-language technology and digital media action plan
The action plan sets out our commitment to drive developments in the field of Welsh-language technology and digital media.Learn more »
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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.
The Strategy for Older People in Wales 2013-2023 »The 3rd phase focuses on ensuring that older people in Wales have the resources to deal with the challenges and opportunities they face.Learn more »
- A new vision for a National Youth Work Strategy
- The future delivery of education services in Wales
- Consultation on Draft Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development
- Draft industrial and commercial sector plan
- Waste Prevention Programme
- Building Control system and Approved Document supporting regulation 7
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Section highlightIndex of Planning Policy Guidance for Wales
Our land use planning policy guidance is set out in two core documents, "Planning Policy Wales" and "Minerals Planning Policy Wales".
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.
Infrastructure Investment Case Studies »
Examples of infrastructure investment projects funded by the Welsh Government across Wales.Learn more »
Health and care statistics
Our statistical outputs contain a comprehensive set of information on health, health services and social services in Wales. They cover a wide range of topics including waiting times, complaints to the NHS and Mental Health Services.
NHS community health includes statistics on maternal and child health service activity, immunisation, community contraception, abortions, and the Community Dental Service.
NHS finance statistics provide a retrospective analysis of broken down into 'programmes', with a view to a greater understanding of where the money is spent.
NHS hospital facilities and activities gives summary information on bed use and activity in the NHS.
NHS performance statistics cover waiting times, complaints, delayed transfers of care, time spent in accident and emergency departments and ambulance response times.
NHS primary health statistics include GP and dental services information, prescribing and pharmaceutical services, sight test statistics and analyses of calls to NHS Direct Wales.
NHS workforce presents summary information on staff directly employed by the NHS in Wales, posts vacant for three months or more and sickness absence.
Vital events provides statistics on births, conceptions, deaths and life expectancy.
Public health provides links to sources of public health statistics.
Mental health services is a summary of information on patients admitted to mental health facilities and results from the census of patients in NHS mental health hospitals and units.
Welsh Health Survey provides information about the health and health-related lifestyle of people living in Wales.
Social services summarises information on assessments and social services provided to children and adults by local authorities in Wales. These services for children looked after by local authorities; registers of people with disabilities; information on the directly employed staff of social services departments; and the Children in Need (CIN) census.
Who are the key users, and what are the main uses?
A full list of users and uses can be found under the ‘Related Links’ section.
Email notifications for health and social services statistics
We have launched an email service for health and social services statistics outputs that we publish. The emails are sent on day of publication to users of our statistics, to let them know the latest figures. If you would like to receive these notifications, please contact email@example.com. You will be sent a short form to select which of our outputs you would like to receive emails about.
We actively encourage feedback of our statistics. If you have any comments or queries, or if you don’t think the list adequately reflects the range of users and uses, then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out a feedback form.