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Our latest updates


We’ve published our Operational Plan

Find out about our priorities and actions for 2024-2025

Published: 9 May 2024
We have published our joint review of child protection arrangements (JICPA) in Cardiff

The joint inspection took place in January 2024.

Published: 7 May 2024
Major improvement required at a mental health facility in Pontypridd

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has issued a report following an inspection of the mental health services being provided at Heatherwood Court in Pontypridd, managed by the Iris Care Group.

Published: 3 May 2024
Joint Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2024 – 2028 published

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) and Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) have come together to publish a joint strategy focusing on equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

Published: 1 May 2024
Significant improvement made to maternity services at Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has issued a report (26 April), following an unannounced inspection of the Maternity Unit within Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil, run by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board.

Published: 26 April 2024