Concise Minutes - Health and Social Care Committee


Meeting Venue:

Remote via Zoom

Meeting date: Monday, 14 February 2022

Meeting time: 13.00 - 15.23
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/12725


Remote

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Attendance

Category

Names

Members of the Senedd:

Russell George MS (Chair)

Rhun ap Iorwerth MS

Gareth Davies MS

Mike Hedges MS

Jack Sargeant MS

Joyce Watson MS

Witnesses:

Jake Smith, Carers Wales

Catrin Edwards, Carers Trust Wales

Kate Griffiths, British Red Cross

Committee Staff:

Helen Finlayson (Clerk)

Claire Morris (Second Clerk)

Lowri Jones (Deputy Clerk)

Amy Clifton (Researcher)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

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2       Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with third sector organisations

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of third sector organisations.

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3       Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with the housing sector

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the housing sector.
3.2 Chris Jones, Chief Executive – Care and Repair, agreed to provide up to date figures on demand from patients for support from the Hospital to a Healthier Home service.

3.3 Chris Jones agreed to provide the Committee with information and data regarding discharge practices and the extent of delays across Wales.

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4       Paper(s) to note

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4.1   Joint letter from the Chairs of the Health and Social Care and Children, Young People and Education Committees to the Minister for Social Justice regarding the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Nationality and Borders Bill

4.1 The Committee noted the letter.

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4.2   Response from the Minister for Social Justice to the Chairs of the Health and Social Care and Children, Young People and Education Committees regarding the Legislative Consent Memorandum for the Nationality and Borders Bill

4.2 The Committee noted the response.

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5       Motion under Standing Order 17.42(ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting

5.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

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6       Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of evidence

6.1     The Committee considered the evidence received.

6.2     The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services and the chief executives of health boards about whether funding would be provided in 2022-23 for the Hospital to a Healthier Home service.

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