Stockholm conference for young auditors in Europe
On 12–15 September, the Swedish National Audit Office is hosting the Young EUROSAI Conference (YES). The conference is directed to young auditors from audit agencies linked to the regional organisation EUROSAI.
Substantial shortcomings in documentation for more than one in two reforms
The majority of the largest reforms in Sweden in the 2000s have been based on documentation with considerable shortcomings. Among the reforms that it has been possible to evaluate, only half have achieved their set goals or expected impact, according to the Swedish NAO’s audit.
National guidelines for sick-listing at digital medical consultations
Digital medical consultations have become more common in health and medical care — and are expected to increase further. The Swedish National Audit Office (Swedish NAO) recommends that the Government develop national guidelines for what applies to sick-listing at digital medical consultations.
Automatic savings requirements for central government agencies achieve the desired result
The model used by the State to increase agencies’ appropriations means continuous savings of approximately SEK 1 billion per year. It forces efficiency improvements without the agencies finding it significantly more difficult to fulfil their remit, according to the Swedish National Audit Office’s (Swedish NAO) audit.