Publications

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Ensuring value for money from Rural Development Grants made without competition

The Auditor General's report looks at whether grants made without competition by the Welsh Government’s rural development programme provided value for money.

  • Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust Audit Report 2011

    This report summarises my findings from the audit work I have undertaken at the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (the Trust) during 2011.

    Annual Reports
    Health
    Health and social care
  • Health Finances

    This report provides a more detailed assessment of the financial position across NHS bodies, and the financial challenges that the NHS faces.

    National Reports
    Health
    Finance
  • Local Authority Reserves and Unsupported Borrowing - Research Paper

    In March 2012, the Welsh Government (Local Government Finance and Public Service Performance Division) commissioned the Wales Audit Office to...

    National Reports
    Local Government
  • Healthcare across the UK: A comparison of the NHS in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

    The report identifies the extent to which variances exist between the four nations and where further examination may help determine those...

    National Reports
    Health
    Finance
  • South Wales Police Authority Annual Audit Report 2011

    This Annual Audit Report (the Report) to members of the South Wales Police Authority (the Authority) summarises the conclusions from my 2010-11...

    Local Reports
    Police and Probation
  • Public Engagement in Local Government

    This study examined whether public engagement undertaken by councils in Wales enables citizens to help shape what local government does.

    National Reports
    Local Government
  • Dyfed Powys Police Authority Annual Audit Report 2011

    This Annual Audit Report (the Report) to members of the Dyfed Powys Police Authority (the Authority) summarises the conclusions from my 2010-11...

    Local Reports
    Police and Probation
  • The Welsh Government's acquisition and action to dispose of the former River Lodge Hotel, Llangollen

    Concerns about the acquisition of the River Lodge and proposals for its use were first brought to the attention of the Wales Audit Office in...

    National Reports
    Central Government
  • Cwm Taf Health Board Maternity Services Follow Up Report 2011

    This document has been prepared for the internal use of Cwm Taf Health Board as part of work performed in accordance with statutory functions, the...

    Local Reports
    Health
    Health and social care
  • Maternity Services in Wales: An update on progress - Letter to Darren Millar, Public Accounts Committee Chair

    The following letter was written to the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee to provide an update on progress made by the NHS in Wales in...

    National Reports
    Health
    Health and social care

Our publications cover a range of audit work completed at public bodies, including:

  • central government
  • local councils
  • health boards
  • police forces
  • fire services, and 
  • national parks.

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