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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 - 1:44pm

This report details our compliance with the Equality Act 2010 during the period 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014.

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.

20 Mar 2014 - 1:21pm

We have prepared this memorandum on the Intra-Wales Air Service at the request of the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

1 Mar 2014 - 5:01pm

The NHS in Wales issues around 75 million primary care prescriptions each year amounting to around £600 million in medicine costs. The amount spent on drugs per head of population in 2012 (£196) is higher than in England (£169) and Scotland (£168). In addition the number of items prescribed in 2012 for each person per year is the highest in the UK at 24 items, which has increased from 15 in 2002.

1 Mar 2014 - 5:01pm

This report summarises the findings from the audit work undertaken at Cwm Taf University Health Board (the Health Board) during 2013.

1 Mar 2014 - 2:19pm

This report summarises my findings from the audit work I have undertaken at Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board (the Health Board) during 2013. My conclusions on governance arrangements at the Health Board are drawn from my Structured Assessment work and represent the position at the time of that work in October 2013.

20 Feb 2014 - 12:00am

This report looks at the progress made in operating theatre services at Cwm Taf Health Board since 2011. It forms part of an all-Wales study which analysed operating theatre services at each health board.

6 Feb 2014 - 3:04pm

We have prepared this factual memorandum on senior management pay across the Welsh public sector at the request of the National Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The memorandum informs a PAC inquiry on this topic, details of which can be found on the PAC’s website