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16 May 2014 - 10:11am

This report sets out the findings of the work undertaken on behalf of the Auditor General by the staff of the Wales Audit Office; and also draws on the work of the relevant Welsh inspectorates. The report covers the Council’s delivery of services, its evaluation of services in relation to 2012-13, and its planning of improvement for 2013-14.

1 May 2014 - 2:45pm

The Code prescribes the way in which the Auditor General’s audit and certain other functions are to be exercised, and embodies what appears to the Auditor General to be best professional practice. 

24 Apr 2014 - 12:00am

The 2007-2013 EU structural funding programmes in Wales – which help deliver jobs, growth and sustainable development - has progressed well compared with previous programmes.

1 Apr 2014 - 6:01pm

District nurses play an important and crucial role within the primary and community health care team, visiting and providing care to patients in their own homes, which can include residential care homes. As well as providing direct patient care, district nurses also have a teaching role and work with patients and their relatives to help them manage their condition and treatment, avoiding unnecessary admission or readmission to hospital.

1 Apr 2014 - 6:01pm

This Annual Plan has been jointly prepared by the Auditor General for Wales and the Wales Audit Office under section 25(1) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013.

1 Apr 2014 - 12:00am

The completion of clinical coding has been timely in the past, but a range of weaknesses in the arrangements and process are impacting on the accuracy of clinical coded data in Velindre NHS Trust and limited resources means that backlogs in uncoded episodes are now increasing.

28 Mar 2014 - 10:33am

Including fee scales for the audit of the 2013-14 accounts of unitary authorities, fire and rescue services, national park authorities, police and crime commissioners and chief constables, pension funds and town and community councils.

27 Mar 2014 - 12:00am

Chronic conditions present a growing challenge to health and social services in Wales. An estimated 800,000 people report having at least one chronic condition; such as diabetes, heart disease, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The prevalence of chronic conditions increases with age and its burden on the health system is likely to increase as more people live longer.

26 Mar 2014 - 9:27am

The following briefing paper provides the Public Accounts Committee with an update on the Auditor General’s programme of value for money studies.

25 Mar 2014 - 12:00am

This report examines whether the Location Strategy Programme has delivered its objectives in a way that provides value for money.