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Revised joint protocol published for collaborative working between the Auditor General and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

2 Apr 2015 - 2:17pm

An updated Operational Protocol has been published today which sets out how the Auditor General and his staff will work together with Healthcare Inspectorate Wales to support effective liaison, collaborative working and information sharing.

Councils in Wales have responded well to significant financial stress

1 Apr 2015 - 3:21pm

But they need to improve their financial management and planning to meet the increasing financial challenges ahead.

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.

Flintshire County Council has made significant progress in difficult areas

10 Mar 2015 - 1:29pm

But it needs to strengthen aspects of its arrangements  

Want a career that counts?

17 Feb 2015 - 10:50am

Apply to be part of our 2015 Audit Trainee Programme.

 

Welsh public bodies making extensive use of ‘early departures’ to reduce workforce costs

9 Feb 2015 - 4:32pm

£254 million spent on early departure packages over nearly four years, but with potential savings over time of up to £305 million per year.

Councils and police bodies are generally preparing timely accounts

2 Feb 2015 - 2:04pm

But an increasing number have needed to be amended for material errors and there is a need to critically appraise the use of reserves

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.

Caerphilliy Council makes good progress over recent audit recommendations

9 Jan 2015 - 1:39pm

But the Council still needs to take a lawful decision on two key areas and improve scrutiny arrangements.

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