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Healthcare Inspectorate Wales is the independent inspectorate and regulator of healthcare in Wales

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22 Oct 2020

Findings from our Chief Executive's Annual Report

22 Oct 2020

In its annual report published today [Thursday 22 October] Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has summarised the findings of over 200 inspections and reviews published during 2019-20 and prior to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

13 Oct 2020

We undertook a review to assess how Public Health Wales ensures the breast screening process is managed in a timely way for women who have an abnormal screening mammogram.

13 Oct 2020

We have published our review of how the breast screening process in Breast Test Wales is managed for women who have an abnormal screening mammogram.

5 Oct 2020

The Chief Executives of Care Inspectorate Wales and Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, Gillian Baranski and Alun Jones, have jointly written to the chief executives of local authorities, health boards and NHS trusts across Wales to share some of the key issues that have arisen in their work over the past six months. It is clear that issues highlighted will need to be tackled both nationally and locally and the intention is that they will be considered in planning and improving for what will no doubt be a challenging winter period for the health and social care system in Wales.