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We’ve published a COVID-19 position statement, which outlines the actions we’ve taken in response to the pandemic and our approach to the challenges we’re continuing to face. It also sets out how we’ll adapt our work as COVID-19 restrictions change.

The publication of the report following our inspection of maternity services at Wrexham Maelor Hospital marks a waypoint in our National Review of Maternity Services in Wales.

We have decided that we are now able to begin the publication of completed inspection reports of NHS healthcare settings.

Healthcare inspectors Emma Scott and Lauren Young, both of whom are registered nurses, have been working in front-line NHS roles during the COVID-19 outbreak, while continuing to work for HIW.

This is a joint statement, shared with providers of health and social care, from Gillian Baranski, Chief Inspector, Care Inspectorate Wales and Alun Jones, Interim Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales.

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) and Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) have published a joint statement on advance care planning in Wales.

Following the departure of former Chief Executive, Dr Kate Chamberlain, last month Alun Jones was appointed interim Chief Executive of Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) for a period of 6 months with immediate effect.

We have decided with immediate effect to pause the production and publication of reports from inspections at NHS healthcare settings that took place prior to the announcement of our inspection pause.

UK health organisations have launched a new guide to help people make sure that medicines or treatment they get online are safe and right for them.

Do you work with medical ionising radiation equipment? Read our joint response with other UK IRMER regulators to COVID-19.