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    Six health boards breach break even duty amid wider financial pressures
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    Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board's arrangements for checking on the quality and safety of patient care have improved significantly
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    Already long waits for orthopaedic services have been made significantly worse by the pandemic
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    Urgent action needed to tackle dysfunctionality within the board at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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    Social Enterprises need to be better utilised by local authorities to maximise their impact for the people and communities they serve
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    Is the NHS responding to the pressures in the Unscheduled Care system?
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    Auditor General highlights that the Welsh Community Care Information System is at a critical phase
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    NHS spending increases as two health boards breach financial duties again
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    Concerted action is needed by NHS Wales to tackle the waiting times backlog for planned care
  • A&E sign outside a hospital.
    Unscheduled Care system in Wales under huge pressure
  • Person smiling with a mug of tea
    Direct Payments support people’s independence and are highly valued but there are opportunities to improve
  • Elderly person holding a carers hand.
    Current arrangements for commissioning older people’s care-home placements are failing to address some long-standing issues
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    COVID-19 response drives big rise in NHS spending as four health boards breach financial duties again
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    Wales has made excellent progress in vaccinating its population against COVID-19 but a clear plan is now needed for the challenges which lie ahead
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    Governance at the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee has improved, but important action is needed in several areas