From firefighting to future-proofing – the challenge for Welsh public services

The Auditor General for Wales has called for a bold vision for public services in Wales if it is to shift from a spiral of short-term firefighting to future proofing and long-term sustainability.

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How the pandemic is driving innovation in audit

Auditor General reflects on auditing during the COVID-19 pandemic with ACCA and INTOSAI

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Community and Town-Centre regeneration

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Call for all levels of government to step up to help make to...

The pandemic has added to the challenges town centres face making them a major priority for action

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Welsh Government day-to-day management of student finances i...

The cost of student loans and grants is more than £1 billion per year

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COVID-19 learning: leadership in a pandemic

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Overwhelming response to our #YourTown survey earlier this y...

Themes summarised in our latest blog

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A productive year for public audit in Wales in the face of a...

Despite some significant changes to our planned work due to COVID-19, we successfully delivered a full audit programme in 2020-21.

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Audit Wales delighted that Isobel Everett MBE has been recog...

Audit Wales extend congratulations to Isobel Everett for the award of an MBE in the recent Queen’s Honours List. 

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COVID-19 response drives big rise in NHS spending as four he...

Our new data tool shows NHS spending trends due to the pandemic and their current financial positions

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Wales has made excellent progress in vaccinating its populat...

The COVID-19 vaccination programme in Wales has been delivered at significant pace with local, national and UK partners working together to vaccinate a significant proportion of the Welsh population.

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Deadline extension for applications for our All Wales Public...

We’re extending the deadline application date for our All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme to 20 June.

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COVID-19: Making Sense of a Crisis

As part of our discussions on Covid learning, we met with Professor Dave Snowden – co-author of the EU handbook on Managing Complexity (and chaos) In Times of Crisis, and Auriol Miller from the Institute of Welsh Affairs to discuss how public services have adapted to the pandemic.

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Being an Apprentice at Audit Wales

Interested in a career in finance and accountancy? Thinking of applying to the All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme? Listen to our latest podcast episode…

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Health Board makes good progress to address recommendations ...

In November 2019 a Joint Review of Cwm Taf University Health Board by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales and Audit Wales found a number of fundamental weaknesses in the Health Board’s governance arrangements in respect of quality of care and patient safety and made 14 recommendations.

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