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Resources for NHS planners

Helping public service organisations to plan and provide high quality services.

The following resources support planners on issues of:

  • Governance
  • Skills development

The Good Governance Guide for NHS Wales Health Boards (external link)

The guide has been designed to assist public service organisations in Wales develop robust governance and assurance arrangements that meet the standards of good governance set for all public services in Wales - supporting the delivery of high quality and safe healthcare services to citizens.

It  is divided into two parts:  

  • guidance on the characteristics of good governance in public service as a whole; and
  • a detailed exposition of governance in the NHS in Wales.

Governance E-Manual

The Governance E-Manual provides advice and guidance on all aspects of governance in NHS Wales. The manual is based on Welsh Government Citizen-Centred Governance Principles.  

These principles cover all aspects of governance. They represent the values and standards of behaviour expected at all levels of public services in Wales.

Governance E-Manual (external link)

Academi Wales

Academi Wales is the Welsh public service's centre for leadership excellence. We provide access for  development opportunities for all public service leaders and managers, building capability, capacity and collaboration to deliver the best public services for Wales.

Academi Wales provides an expanding number of development programmes to meet the changing needs of public service leadership in Wales.

For further information on Academi Wales and its programmes please visit Academi Wales (external link)