Health and Social Care Committee

 

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

 

 

 

Meeting date:

Thursday, 3 April 2014

 

 

 

Meeting time:

09.20 - 13.45

 

 

 

This meeting can be viewed on Senedd TV at:
http://www.senedd.tv/archiveplayer.jsf?v=en_400000_03_04_2014&t=0&l=en

http://www.senedd.tv/archiveplayer.jsf?v=en_400001_03_04_2014&t=0&l=en

 

 

Concise Minutes:

 

 

 

Assembly Members:

 

David Rees AM (Chair)

Leighton Andrews AM

Rebecca Evans AM

Janet Finch-Saunders AM

Elin Jones AM

Lynne Neagle AM

Gwyn R Price AM

Lindsay Whittle AM

 

 

 

 

 

Witnesses:

 

Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Gwenda Thomas AM, Deputy Minister for Social Services

Dr Ruth Hussey, Chief Medical Officer

Albert Heaney, Welsh Government

Dr Grant Robinson, Aneurin Bevan Health Board

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Staff:

 

Llinos Madeley (Clerk)

Chloe Davies (Deputy Clerk)

 

 

 

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1    Introductions, apologies and substitutions

1.1        Apologies were received from Darren Millar AM and Kirsty Williams AM. There were no substitutes.

 

1.2     The Chair welcomed the Minister for Health and Social Services, the Deputy Minister for Social Services and their officials to the meeting.

 

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2    Unscheduled care - preparedness for winter 2013/14: Ministerial scrutiny session - follow-up

2.1     The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Social Services on unscheduled care - preparedness for winter 2013/14.

 

2.2     During the meeting the following points were agreed:

 

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3    Motion to exclude the public from the meeting, under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) for item 4, and Standing Order 17.42 (ix) for item 5

3.1     The Motion was agreed.

 

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4    Consideration of the evidence provided during the session on unscheduled care

 

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5    Inquiry into the availability of bariatric services: discussion of key issues

 

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6    Inquiry into access to medical technologies in Wales: Evidence session 15

6.1     The witness responded to questions from Committee members.

 

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7    Papers to note

7.1.    The Committee noted the Minutes from its meetings on 20 March and 26 March 2014, and the correspondence from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales on the publication of its operational plan for 2014-15.

 

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7.1  Minutes of previous meetings: 20 March and 26 March 2014

 

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7.2  Correspondence from Healthcare Inspectorate Wales: publication of its operational plan for 2014-15

 

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8    Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting on 30 April 2014

8.1.    The Motion was agreed.

 

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