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Investigation: WannaCry cyber attack and the NHS

This report investigates the NHS’s response to the cyber attack that affected it in May 2017 and the impact on health services.

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Ensuring sufficient skilled military personnel

This report reviews whether the Ministry of Defence has an effective approach to developing the capability of its regular forces, and how it is adapting to meet the new challenges.

Investigation into the Department for Transport’s decision to cancel three rail electrification projects

This investigation sets out the decision-making process, leading to the July 2017 announcement of the cancellation of three rail electrification projects: the Midland Main Line north of Kettering (to Nottingham and Sheffield); the Great Western Main Line between Cardiff and Swansea; and the Lakes Line between Oxenholme and Windermere.

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Good Practice from the Excellence in Reporting in the Public Sector Award – Building Public Trust Awards

The Building Public Trust Awards recognise outstanding corporate reporting that builds trust and transparency. This interactive document illustrates a range of good practice examples across annual reports in both the public and private sector.

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Highlights

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Self-assessment resources

Frameworks and guides to aid organisations’ self-assessment and decision-making

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UK’s exit from the European Union

Our work on exiting the EU (Brexit) can be found here

NAO – University of Birmingham Tax Centre

This new Tax Centre delivers independent evidence to improve tax efficiency.

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Jobcentre journey time model

This interactive data visualisation presents an overview of planned changes to the jobcentre estate in England.

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The social care challenge

Care worker We blog about the financial and adult care workforce challenges government needs to address in its forthcoming health and social care workforce strategy and Green Paper for support for older papers.
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Strand Group Keynote Speech

Sir Amyas Morse recently spoke on 'The implications of central decision-making on the delivery of frontline services’ at the Strand Group, the Policy Institute at King's College London's signature seminar series.
Read a transcript of Sir Amyas Morse's speech.

Events

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Government Property and Estates Conference 2018

NAO Director, Louise Bladen, is speaking on ‘Measuring the effectiveness of the Cabinet Office’s Government Property Unit’

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LGA event: The future of adult social care and support

Sir Amyas Morse, C&AG, will speak on local government funding.

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