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Welcome to Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

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

Latest news & reports

21 Dec 2020

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has decided to pause all new, routine work associated with our adapted quality check and inspection activity in the NHS from 20 December at least until the end of January 2021, at which time we will review our decision.

18 Dec 2020

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has today [18 December] published the findings of inspections of two field hospitals - the first time it has inspected such settings

7 Dec 2020

Following positive feedback on our adapted approach to assurance and inspection as well as the continued pressures that services face due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HIW Quality Checks will continue into 2021.

Read on to find out more about what we’ve been doing and what we plan to do.

19 Nov 2020
5 Nov 2020

We’ve published our operational plan for 2020-2021.