Health and Health Services
Charter for unpaid carers
Charter explaining the legal rights of unpaid carers in Wales under the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014.
National framework for social prescribing
A description of social prescribing in Wales and a plan of how to provide it throughout the country.
Digital and data strategy for health and social care in Wales
To improve the way we deliver modern health and care services through technology and use of data.
The role of outpatients in transforming planned care in Wales
This strategy and action plan sets out the Welsh Governments' intentions to recover, reset and transform planned care services whilst reducing variation across health boards and deliver consistent and equitable services for all.
Promote, prevent and prepare for planned care
Empowering people waiting for treatment to optimise their health and well-being. The 3Ps Policy outlines at a strategic level the underpinning principles, characteristics and functions of services supporting those waiting for treatment in Wales.
The Primary Care (E-Prescribing Pilot Scheme) Directions 2023
Directions to local health boards as to the Primary Care (E-Prescribing Pilot Scheme) Directions 2023.
Strengthening our community care system
What the Welsh Government plans to do to help older and vulnerable people.
Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014
An Act of the National Assembly for Wales providing the legal framework for improving the well-being of people who need care and support, and carers who need support, and for transforming social services in Wales.
Coronavirus Act 2020 (Commencement No.1) (Wales) Regulations 2020
The Regulations bring into force Coronavirus Act 2020 provisions relating to the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales and local authorities' duties under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.
Substance Misuse Delivery Plan 2019-2022
The Welsh Government delivery plan aims to reduce the harms associated with substance misuse during and following the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Welsh Government guidance on claiming free prescriptions in Wales.
Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Act: Summary
The Welsh Government law to improve quality and public engagement in health and social care.
COVID-19 Vaccination Equity Strategy for Wales
The Welsh Government strategy to ensure that everyone has fair access to a COVID-19 vaccination and a fair opportunity to receive it.
Dementia Action Plan 2018 to 2022
The Welsh Government action plan to improve diagnosis, care and support for people with dementia.
Together for Mental Health Delivery Plan 2019-2022
The Welsh Government delivery plan to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population in Wales.
Age Friendly Wales: Our Strategy for an Ageing Society
The Welsh Government strategy for an ageing society.
Healthy Weight: Healthy Wales Obesity Strategy
The Welsh Government strategy sets out what is doing to support people to make healthier choices and lead more active lives, including a 'Healthy NHS' and how success of the strategy can help to make a substantial cost saving to the future of NHS services and will improve outcomes for people’s long-term health and wellbeing.
COVID-19 Reconstruction: Challenges and Priorities
The Welsh Government document sets out priorities to help stabilise Wales as we continue to live with coronavirus, prevent longer-term damage and plan to build a new future, including supporting the NHS to make up lost ground in terms of treatment of non-coronavirus-related conditions.
A Healthier Wales: Long-term Plan for Health and Social Care
The Welsh Government plan sets out a long term future vision of a whole system approach to health and social care, focused on health and wellbeing and on preventing illness, including new community-based models of health and social care.
Programme for Government 2021 to 2026
The updated Welsh Government programme for government, including the commitment to provide effective, high quality and sustainable healthcare.
Together for a Safer Future: Wales’ Long-term COVID-19 Transition from Pandemic to Endemic
The Welsh Government plan for long-term COVID-19 transition from pandemic.
Transforming and Modernising Planned Care and Reducing NHS Waiting Lists
Welsh Government programme for transforming and modernising planned care in Wales and reducing waiting lists.
Winter Respiratory Vaccination Strategy: Autumn and Winter 2022-2023
How Welsh Government will protect those who are most vulnerable from COVID-19 and influenza
A Smoke-free Wales: Our Long-term Tobacco Control Strategy
The Welsh Government long-term plan towards a smoke-free Wales by 2030.
Directed Enhanced Service: Hormone Treatment for Adult Patients with Gender Dysphoria
Outlines specialised services provided by general medical services for adults with gender dysphoria.
Directed Enhanced Service: Homelessness
Outlines specialised services provided by general medical services for homelessness.
Directed Enhanced Service: Asylum Seekers and Refugees
Outlines specialised services provided by general medical services for asylum seekers and refugees.
More Than Just Words: Welsh Language Plan in Health and Social Care
How Welsh Government will embed the Welsh language in health and social care so that people can access the care that they deserve and require.
Learning Disability Delivery and Implementation Plan 2022-2026
What Welsh Government are doing to support people with learning disabilities.