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NHS spending increases as two health boards breach financial duties again
Eleven of the twelve NHS bodies’ 2021-22 audited accounts have been published today showing a clear picture of increased spending and some irregular spending in year.
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    The Test, Trace, Protect programme is making an important contribution to the management of COVID-19 in Wales
    Whilst the programme struggled to cope with earlier peaks in virus transmission, it has demonstrated an ability to rapidly learn and evolve in response to the challenges it has faced.
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    How are we managing the pandemic in Wales?
    We look at public services’ response to the challenges of Test, Trace, Protect, Personal Protective Equipment and Vaccinations. 
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    Sneaking in the Wellbeing: Mental Health and COVID-19
    Our latest podcast episode explores mental health as an important public health issue
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    Welsh Government in-sourcing of ICT services managed well, but full benefits not yet realised
    The in-sourcing project represented significant change after many years of out-sourced ICT and aligns well with the government’s wider ICT modernisation programme.
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    Audit Wales celebrates International Women's Day
    To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re sharing some research we’ve done on gender bias.
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    We reflect on the past year on all things COVID-19 and the public sector
    Join us for our COVID-19 learning week
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    Ann-Marie Harkin appointed Executive Director at Audit Wales
    Find out more about our new appointment
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    Making sense of a crisis: Learning from the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Find out more about our week-long learning event.
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    Key takeaways from ICAEW’s webinar on good governance in the public sector
    Terry Jones gives his account of what happened on the day.
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    Apprenticeships at Audit Wales
    As part of National Apprenticeship Week, a UK wide week-long celebration of apprenticeships and the value they bring to
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    All Wales Public Sector Finance Apprenticeship Programme
    Audit Wales, as part of the Finance Skills Development Group, reveal new apprenticeship programme
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    Audit Wales celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
    We’re looking forward to celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2021
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    Launch of the Audit Wales newsletter
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    Auditor General presenting on good governance in the public sector at ICAEW webinar
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    NHS bodies maintain good governance during the COVID-19 crisis
    NHS bodies in Wales have largely maintained good governance throughout the crisis, with revised arrangements enabling them to govern in a lean, agile, and rigorous manner