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Medicines management needs a higher profile in health bodies

14 Dec 2016 - 12:58pm

“Positive steps being taken, but further scope to improve quality and costs”, says Auditor General

Many operating theatres in Wales are not being used efficiently

9 Mar 2016 - 11:57am

The focus on safety has improved but NHS Wales needs to secure better value for money from operating theatres

Health boards need to strengthen their arrangements for managing the impact of private practice on the NHS

11 Feb 2016 - 12:10am

Local systems are not robust enough to provide assurance that private patients who subsequently transfer to the NHS for treatment are not unfairly advantaged

The Welsh public sector needs to shift its focus to maintain the independence of older people

15 Oct 2015 - 8:34am

Many preventative services are undervalued, raising concerns that demand for health and social services will continue to rise

Orthopaedic services are more efficient and waits are shorter than a decade ago

25 Jun 2015 - 4:32pm

But performance against waiting time targets has deteriorated recently, and more sustainable plans are needed to meet rising demand for services

Auditor General flags good practice on Elective Waiting Times

12 Mar 2015 - 12:45pm

We've published a Compendium of Good and Promising Practice, a Checklist for health boards and patient survey results.

Follow-up report highlights ongoing issues with retrospective claims for Continuing NHS Healthcare

29 Jan 2015 - 12:00am

Some good progress but approach to those seeking re-imbursement of care home fees still a concern. 

Many patients face long waits for NHS treatment in Wales

26 Jan 2015 - 4:29pm

The Welsh NHS is struggling with waiting times for elective care but emerging plans to re-think services could make things better.

Welsh NHS breaks even in 2013-14 with mixed performance against service targets

13 Oct 2014 - 12:47pm

Our report finds that financial management is getting better although some NHS bodies over-spent, service performance was mixed and major challenges remain on the horizon.

Fundamental challenges remain for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board says joint report into governance and management arrangements

4 Jul 2014 - 11:38am

The findings of a follow-up review examining Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s governance arrangements have been published today. 

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