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Our Deputy Chief Executive Alun Jones has written to all our registered settings outlining how we’ve responded to the Cornonavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve stopped most visits we make to healthcare settings in line with official guidance. This includes visits we make as part of the Review Service for Mental Health in Wales.

We have decided to stop our routine inspection and review programme from Tuesday 17 March.

Read about how we intend to progress our work during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Dr Kate Chamberlain is to leave her role as Healthcare Inspectorate Wales’s (HIW) Chief Executive.

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) has announced that its national survey of maternity services in Wales will close on Friday 10th January 2020.

“Many areas where significant improvements are required,” says joint review of quality governance

Healthcare organisations including regulators, royal colleges and faculties, are today (8 November) issuing a set of principles to help protect patient safety and welfare when accessing potentially-harmful medication online or over the phone.

The regulators of healthcare services across the UK have published a joint statement regarding the provision of online primary care.

Are you someone who has had recent experience of maternity services in Wales? If so, we want you hear from you.