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22 May 2014 - 11:12am

The report covers the delivery and evaluation of services at Caerphilly County Borough Council in relation to 2012-13,and its planning of improvement for 2013-14.

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.

15 May 2014 - 4:32pm

As the Auditor General and the Wales Audit Office are now separate legal entities, each with our own respective functions, and each covered by the Welsh regulations, we are each required to produce a Strategic Equality Plan.

2 May 2014 - 10:47am

The report covers Gwynedd Council’s (the Council) delivery and evaluation of its services in 2012-13, its planning for improvement in 2013-14 and, taking these into account, concludes whether the Auditor General believes that the Council will make arrangements to secure continuous improvement for 2014-15.

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.

17 Apr 2014 - 12:00am

The Cywain Centre opened in April 2008 but soon ran into difficulties and finally closed in September 2011. The total estimated cost to the public sector was £2.2 million. However, by the time the Centre closed in 2011 the cost to the public sector had risen to more than £3.4 million.

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 - 2:27pm

Hospital catering services are an essential part of patient care, given that good quality, nutritious meals places a vital part in a patient’s rehabilitation and recovery. Effective catering services are dependent on sound planning and co-ordination of a range of processes involving menu planning, procurement, food production and distribution of meals to patients.

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