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We’re hiring for several new roles!
We’re looking for a Change Project Manager, Senior Studio Co-ordinator, Senior Auditor – Performance, Law & Ethics Specialist (Information Officer) and Relief Auditor – Accounts.
  • The words 'cyber resilience' next to an icon of an open laptop dispaying a picture of a virus
    Our webinar on public bodies’ cyber resilience during lockdown
    Come to our webinar to hear how public bodies in Wales have been adapting their cyber resilience arrangements during lockdown.
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    Clinical Coding is still not getting the profile it needs within NHS Wales
    The current pandemic provides a real opportunity to raise the profile and secure improvements to a function that underpins the data upon which the NHS relies
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    Seven-year hospital upgrade in North Wales cost over £60 million more than originally approved
    Complex £171 million programme of asbestos removal and refurbishment at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd was completed successfully only a few months later than planned
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    Financial statements a 'true and fair' reflection of NHS Wales' finances
    The Auditor General has published an infographic on the NHS (Wales) summarised accounts for 2019-20.
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    New Senior Studio Co-ordinator Role
    We’re seeking to appoint a Senior Studio Co-ordinator to oversee and manage an integrated publishing and design service within Audit Wales.
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    International lessons around COVID-19
    We look at how other countries and their public bodies have dealt with the pandemic
  • Two new Executive Director roles
    In April 2020, the Auditor General for Wales and the Wales Audit Office adopted a new identity as Audit Wales, and we’r
  • It’s all in the data…
    We’ve published a new data tool and blog
  • Public service leaders should give a higher priority to tackling fraud in Wales
    COVID-19 has illustrated that fraudsters appear the very instant an opportunity presents itself.
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    Dancing to a new beat with COVID-19
    We look at the next phase of public services’ response to the pandemic
  • Avoiding a return to rough sleeping after the pandemic
    Our research shows that the public sector was spending up to £210 million reacting to, rather than preventing, rough sleeping – this is a waste of money
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    Governance arrangements at a local level during a pandemic
    We look at how councils have had to make some rapid decisions about how best to run their services during COVID-19.
  • Some positive progress but auditor general unable to give a clean bill of health to four health board accounts for fourth year running
    Four of the seven health boards in Wales once again failed to meet their financial duty to break-even over a three-year period, according to their 2019-20 accounts published today.   
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    The impact of COVID-19 on our mental health
    We discuss the mental pressures and challenges we face during the pandemic and share some learning in our latest blog around COVID-19.
  • £53m agricultural funds awarded without ensuring they would deliver value for money
    Welsh Government should improve controls for awarding rural development funding