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4 Dec 2012 - 9:00am

This, my second annual report on local authority accounts, summarises the results of auditors’ work for 2011-12 at the following types of authorities in Wales: Unitary authorities (including eight pension funds), Police authorities, Fire and rescue authorities and National park authorities

22 Nov 2012 - 9:00am

This update report shows that NHS bodies have struggled to manage within their current resource limits in the first half of the year. 

22 Nov 2012 - 9:00am

This update report shows that NHS bodies have struggled to manage within their current resource limits in the first half of the year. 

8 Nov 2012 - 8:59am

This document has been prepared for the internal use of Public Health Wales NHS Trust as part of work performed in accordance with statutory functions, the Code of Audit Practice and the Statement of Responsibilities issued by the Auditor General for Wales. 

22 Aug 2012 - 10:00am

This report focuses on one element of the responsibilities of the corporate parent: to help children and young people who are looked after achieve their educational potential.

12 Jul 2012 - 10:02am

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

12 Jul 2012 - 10:00am

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

1 Jul 2012 - 10:00am

In March 2012, the Welsh Government (Local Government Finance and Public Service Performance Division) commissioned the Wales Audit Office to undertake research into Welsh Local Government's use of unsupported borrowing and their holdings of reserves.

29 Jun 2012 - 10:00am

The report identifies the extent to which variances exist between the four nations and where further examination may help determine those practices that could deliver better value for money. To set any differences between the nations in context and to provide additional comparators for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – in terms of similar population size and characteristics – we also report certain data for the nine English regions.

19 Jun 2012 - 10:00am

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

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