Health and Social Care Committee

 

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

 

 

 

Meeting date:

Thursday, 23 April 2015

 

 

 

Meeting time:

09.01 - 12.39

 

 

 

This meeting can be viewed on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3014

 

 

Concise Minutes:

 

 

 

Assembly Members:

 

David Rees AM (Chair)

Peter Black AM (In place of Kirsty Williams AM for item 1)

Alun Davies AM

Janet Finch-Saunders AM

John Griffiths AM

Elin Jones AM

Darren Millar AM

Gwyn R Price AM

Joyce Watson AM (In place of Lynne Neagle AM)

Lindsay Whittle AM

 

 

 

 

 

Witnesses:

 

Stewart Blythe, Welsh Local Government Association

Phil Evans, Association of Directors and Social Services

Sue Evans, Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) Cymru

Imelda Richardson, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

David Francis, Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales

Christopher Dunn, Voices from Care Cymru

Dan Pitt

Sheila Meadows

Gerry Evans, Care Council for Wales

Rhian Huws Williams, Care Council for Wales

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Staff:

 

Llinos Madeley (Clerk)

Helen Finlayson (Second Clerk)

Sian Giddins (Deputy Clerk)

Rhys Morgan (Deputy Clerk)

Stephen Boyce (Researcher)

Sian Thomas (Researcher)

Enrico Carpanini (Legal Adviser)

Gwyn Griffiths (Legal Adviser)

Gareth Howells (Legal Adviser)

Gareth Pembridge (Legal Adviser)

 

 

 

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Transcript

View the meeting transcript.

 

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1   Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: consideration of draft report

1.1 The Committee considered and agreed, subject to minor changes, the Stage 1 draft report on the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill.

 

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2   Introductions, apologies and substitutions

2.1 Apologies were received from Lynne Neagle and Kirsty Williams. Joyce Watson substituted for Lynne Neagle.

2.2 For the item relating to the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill, Peter Black substituted for Kirsty Williams.

 

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3   Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: evidence session 2

3.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

 

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4   Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: evidence session 3

4.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

 

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5   Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: evidence session 4

5.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

 

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6   Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: evidence session 5

6.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

 

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7   Papers to note

 

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7.1 Minutes of the meetings on 19 and 25 March 2015

7.1a The Committee noted the minutes of the meetings held on 19 March and 25 March.

 

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7.2 Inquiry into the performance of Ambulance Services in Wales: additional information from the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust

7.2a The Committee noted the additional information from the Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

 

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7.3 P-04-625 Support for Safe Nursing Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: correspondence from the Petitions Committee

7.3a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Petitions Committee.

 

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8   Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

8.1 The motion was agreed.

 

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9   Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence

9.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

 

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10      Scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health: preparation for scrutiny session

10.1 The Committee agreed to write to the Ministers to request information in advance of the session on 17 June 2015, and discussed issues that Members may wish to raise during the session.

 

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