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8 Mar 2021

Gillian Baranski, Chief Inspector, Care Inspectorate Wales and Alun Jones, Interim Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales are calling on all staff working in health and social care in Wales to "speak up" about the excellent care that is being provided, but also about care that does not meet the required standard.

1 Mar 2021

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales is due to undertake assurance work to consider health board arrangements for delivering the COVID-19 vaccination strategy.

26 Feb 2021

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales has resumed routine work associated with our adapted quality check and inspection activity in the NHS.

20 Jan 2021

Our Quality Insight Bulletin, a new product for Healthcare Inspectorate Wales, draws together the positive themes, good practice and emerging risks we’ve found from our Quality Checks and other work during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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.