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    Auditor General publishes report on payment to the Welsh Government’s former Permanent Secretary
    Following his qualification on the Welsh Government’s Consolidated Accounts for 2020-21, the Auditor General for Wales has published a report relating to a payment to the Welsh Government’s former Permanent Secretary on termination of her employment in October 2021.
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    Making Equality Impact Assessments more than just a tick box exercise
    Change in culture and mindset required to put issues of equality at the heart of decision-making
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    Update on the Auditor General’s work programme
    Earlier this year we launched a consultation on the Auditor General’s work programme.
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    Long-term workforce strategy needed to manage Welsh Government staffing pressures and ensure resilience
    Short-term measures helped manage Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic but staff shortages have delayed some projects and programmes.
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    Audit Wales ambitions for equality, diversity and inclusion
    Our new Strategic Equality Objectives signal progress to date and how we plan to do more.  
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    Continued COVID-19 response alongside growing patient demand keeps NHS funding growing as three health boards breach financial duties again
    Our data tool shows the impact of the pandemic on NHS funding and NHS bodies’ current financial positions
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    Auditor General qualifies his audit opinions on Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board’s 2021-22 Accounts
    The 2021-22 accounts of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board have been published today with the caveat that significant areas of expenditure may not be accurate.
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    Audit Wales is hiring for two new roles
    Audit Wales is currently looking for an Audit Director (Accounts) and a Senior Officer Records & Projects to join our teams.
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    Serious failings in financial management and governance found at town council
    Prolonged poor governance and financial management found at Maesteg Town Council.
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    Opportunities available on Wales Audit Office Board
    The Senedd is currently looking for two Non-Executive Members and a Chair to join the Wales Audit Office Board.
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    Auditor General issues qualified opinion on Welsh Government 2020-21 accounts
    The Auditor General for Wales has issued his opinion and report on the Welsh Government accounts for 2020-21 [opens in new window].
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    More action on climate change required from Welsh public sector
    New report provides evidence that faster progress is needed on decarbonisation
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    Is the NHS responding to the pressures in the Unscheduled Care system?
    Following our blog published in April 2022, Unscheduled Care in Wales - a system under real pressure, we provide an update on where our focus going forward will be, and the approach for that work. 
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    A challenging and successful year for Audit Wales
    Using flexible working arrangements, we successfully delivered a full work programme for 2021-22.
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    Uncertainty that the ambition for a net zero public sector will be met, according to Auditor General
    Report calls for stronger public sector leadership on reducing carbon emissions in Wales