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14 Jan 2016 - 12:01am

This is the fifth annual report on local government bodies’ accounts. It summarises the results of the work for 2014-15 at the following types of local government bodies (audited bodies) in Wales: Unitary authorities, Local government pension funds, Police and crime commissioners and chief constables, Fire and rescue authorities, National park authorities, Joint committees & Harbour authorities

6 Jan 2016 - 11:57am

Between March and June 2015, we undertook follow-up work at the Health Board to assess the extent to which it had implemented the Auditor General’s national recommendations, and addressed the recommendations made as part of the local audit in 2010 and again in 2013.

23 Dec 2015 - 11:52am

This review, which was carried out between April 2015 and June 2015, sought to answer the question: ‘Is the Health Board managing follow-up outpatient appointments effectively?’

17 Dec 2015 - 10:52am

On behalf of the Auditor General, Wales Audit Office staff have prepared this report to paint a picture of devolved public services’ response to the challenges they have been facing and their plans to face the future pressures.

1 Dec 2015 - 8:52am

This report sets out the findings of the work undertaken on behalf of the Auditor General by the staff of the Wales Audit Office in the Isle of Anglesey County Council (the Council) and also draws on the work of the relevant Welsh inspectorates.

25 Nov 2015 - 4:13pm

This review at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board centred on arrangements for safe, efficient and effective inpatient medicines management at its acute hospitals. This review is being carried out at all health boards in Wales.

30 Oct 2015 - 9:10am

We have carried out work at all three national park authorities in Wales to assess the extent to which they were delivering efficient planning services with less money. In this report, we seek to answer the question: Is the Authority providing efficient planning services aimed at high performance, even in the face of increasing budget constraints?

22 Oct 2015 - 5:11pm

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales and the Wales Audit Office have recently completed high-level review work at Betsi Cadwaladr University health Board to examine the progress that has been made since the Health Board was placed into special measures in June 2015 by the Minister for Health and Social Services.

15 Oct 2015 - 12:01am

During 2015, we examined whether councils are working effectively to support the independence of older people.

16 Sep 2015 - 12:01am

This report considers the progress made by local councils to address these weaknesses and highlights areas the Auditor General will focus on for the audit of the 2015-16 accounts.

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