READrecent audit results
Report on the regions’ use of consultants
The regions spent approximately DKK 1 billion on consultancy services in 2015. The regions mainly use consultants for assignments within IT, management, accounting and auditing. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the regions ensure value for money from the use of consultants.
Report on the medical helpline 1813 set up by the Capital Region of Denmark
The helpline provides the citizens with counseling on acute illness and injury, arranges for house calls and makes referrals to treatment at emergency rooms and emergency clinics in the region. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the helpline meets the performance targets set for waiting time and quality.
Report on effective inspection regimes
The report concerns inspection activities carried out by five government bodies. The purpose of the study has been to collect and communicate knowledge of the organisation of effective inspection. Enterprises must be familiar with and comply with current legislation and provisions, but inspection may enhance regulatory compliance and thereby contribute to improving the level of security within the respective policy areas.
Report on the Danish police’s management of weapons and ammunition
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Danish National Police has ensured that weapons and ammunition are managed securely in the police districts. It is Rigsrevisionen’s assessment that the Danish National Police has not ensured adequate management of weapons and ammunition.
Report on the basis for documenting the effect of social interventions
The report concerns the Danish Ministry for Children and Social Affairs’ (Ministry of Social Affairs) efforts to ensure that data available from the national statistics databases provide a basis for documenting the effect of social interventions. The purpose of the study is to assess whether the Ministry of Social Affairs has ensured an adequate basis for documenting the effect of social interventions.
Report on Central Region Denmark’s risk and contingency management in two hospital construction projects
Budgets for the New University Hospital in Aarhus and the New Hospital West are DKK 6.35 billion and DKK 3.15 billion, respectively. The government provides funding to the projects through the Kvalitetsfonden (the Quality Fund). Funding from the Quality Fund is provided on a fundamental condition concerning the financial framework set for ...
Report on the regions’ management of administrative and medical managers’ pay
The study encompasses the five Danish regions. In 2015, salary costs accounted for between 41 and 48 per cent of the regions’ total operating costs of approximately DKK 127 billion. The regions’ total salary costs for administrative and medical managers was approximately DKK 2 billion in 2015.
Report on the Ministry of Employment’s data on resource programmes (employment initiative)
The report concerns the effort made by the ministry to procure data for ongoing monitoring and evaluation of resource programmes. Cross-sectoral resource programmes were introduced in connection with the reform of the early-retirement and flexjob schemes in 2013. They combine services provided within the employment, social and health sectors and ...
Report on the delayed Signalling programme
The report concerns the Ministry of Transport, Building and Housing’s management of the Signalling programme for deployment of new signalling systems on the S-Bane (greater Copenhagen area network) in 2018 and on the main national railway lines in 2021. In October 2016, the ministry established that the Signalling programme was delayed by up to three years – to 2021 and 2023, respectively.
Rigsrevisionen audits public spending on behalf of the Danish parliament and seeks to strengthen the accountability of public administration to the benefit of the citizens. We audit the government accounts and financial statements of publicly funded enterprises, and verify the legality and effective use of public funds. We conduct our audits in compliance with the Danish standards for public-sector auditing.
17th - 19th of May:
The annual GALF-meeting, Copenhagen