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Publications 17 February 2020
What do children and young people looked after and their families think about care?
Care-experienced children and young people as well as their families have unique perspectives on the care system and incorporating their views into decision-making has a...
Commentary 5 February 2020
Engaging matters: making sure the public have a voice in the future of Welsh health and social care
This blog draws on a recent Wales Centre for Public Policy (WCPP) report Public engagement and ‘A Healthier Wales’, co-authored by Paul Worthington, Sarah Quarmby...
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What Works in Ageing Better?
24 February 2020
There are over 650,000 over-65s in Wales, representing 21% of the Welsh population. Making Wales a good place to grow old is a priority for government,...
Publications 31 January 2020
Public Engagement and ‘A Healthier Wales’
This report considers how commitments on public engagement set out in A Healthier Wales (AHW) might be translated into an evidence-informed programme of activity. Defining...
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Better Services for Children and Young People Looked After
There is significant concern about the state of care provision for children and young people looked after in Wales. The steady overall increase in the...
Commentary 21 October 2019
Is healthcare in Wales really that different?
Whenever the UK media discusses the NHS, more often than not it is talking about the NHS in England, rather than all four nations, although...
Commentary 10 September 2019
Male Suicide – A Silent Epidemic
10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. This annual event aims to raise the awareness of suicide, educate about the causes and warning signs of...
Publications 14 May 2019
Analysis of the Factors Contributing to the High Rates of Care in Wales
On 31st March 2018, there were 6,405 children looked after in Wales, almost 1,900 more children than were looked after in 2006. Over that time Wales has consistently had...