Chief Statistician’s update – March 2017

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Improving the coherence of monthly NHS statistics

Activity and performance statistics for the Welsh NHS have been published by the Welsh Government since the start of devolution. They are some of our most frequently used data, providing clear and authoritative data on the performance of the health system in Wales.

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Chief Statistician’s update – February 2017

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Filling the gap in our knowledge of housing conditions in Wales

Before Christmas the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children and the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment and Rural Affairs announced funding of a three year programme of work to fill the gap in our knowledge about housing conditions in Wales.  Given that the last comprehensive collection of data on housing conditions in Wales was the Living in Wales Property Survey 2008 this is an important step in filling one of the key evidence gaps that users often raise with me.

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Digital Inclusion Volunteering: The case of the drumming monkey

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Digital technology is fast becoming part of our daily lives, whether that’s using an app to buy our bus tickets or online banking to make a payment, digital is making it easier and quicker to get things done. However, this isn’t the case for everyone.  There are members of the community who are unable to access the technology, don’t have the skills or lack the confidence to make use of this new technology.

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