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27 Jan 2016 - 9:00am

Our fieldwork for the corporate assessment focused on the extent to which arrangements are contributing to delivering improved service performance and outcomes for citizens. The corporate assessment sought to answer the following question: ‘Is the Council capable of delivering its priorities and improved outcomes for citizens?’

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

13 Jan 2016 - 10:51am

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?'

5 Jan 2016 - 12:13pm

This report summarises the findings from the audit work undertaken in relation to both the Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable of South Wales during 2015. 

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.

8 Dec 2015 - 12:01am

This report provides a position statement of the Council’s capacity and capability to deliver continuous improvement. It reports on the Council’s track record of performance and outcomes as well as the key arrangements that are necessary to underpin improvements in services and functions.

28 Nov 2015 - 12:00am

This diagnostic review is based upon an analysis of comparative data and the views of a sample of staff who use clinical ICT systems on a regular basis. 

23 Nov 2015 - 4:13pm

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

30 Oct 2015 - 9:04am

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?

21 Oct 2015 - 2:48pm

The presentation was given to the Health Board in September 2015 and summarised the findings of the follow-up review which was based on the following question: Is the Health Board building on previous recommendations and delivering high-quality and efficient theatre services?