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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.

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