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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

20 Dec 2021

Information about our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period and how you can contact us.

16 Dec 2021

We committed to a reviews programme that takes into consideration the risks and challenges facing health services as they continue their response to, and recovery from, the pandemic. As a result, we have decided to undertake a national review of Patient Flow.

16 Dec 2021

We are currently developing a new organisational strategy for the next three years and would like to hear the views of as many people as possible on what our focus and priorities should be.

15 Dec 2021

Throughout the pandemic HIW has been keeping its activity under close review, risk assessing every piece of work to ensure it is appropriate and proportionate given the ongoing pandemic situation.

15 Nov 2021

Our role is to check healthcare services in Wales to find out if people are receiving good care. When, through our work we find this is not the case, we take action so that health boards and their services know where they need to make improvements