Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has issued a report (22 September 2023) following an unannounced inspection of a specialist mental health unit at Ysbyty Gwynedd in Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The inspection focused on three wards and took place over three consecutive days in May 2023.
Today, a report has been published by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) setting out the findings of a review of patient flow in Wales. Patient flow is the movement of patients through a healthcare system from the point of admission to the point of discharge. HIW specifically examined the journey of patients through the stroke pathway. This was to understand what is being done to mitigate any harm to those awaiting care, as well as to understand how the quality and safety of care is being maintained throughout the stroke pathway.
Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has issued a report (24 August) following an unannounced inspection of a specialist mental health ward in Neath Port Talbot Hospital. The inspection took place over three consecutive days in May 2023, and focused on the delivery of safe and effective care within ‘Ward F’, an inpatient assessment and treatment ward for adults experiencing acute mental health problems.
Audit Wales and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) have published a joint report which describes the progress made by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board in strengthening its quality governance arrangements following our original joint review work in 2019.
Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) and Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) have come together to publish a joint Statement of Strategic Intent focusing on equality, diversity and inclusion. This statement represents the first step towards a joint Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy which will be launched in November 2023.