Concise Minutes - Health and Social Care Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: 17 September 2015

Meeting time: 09.29 - 14.07
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/3223


Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

David Rees AM (Chair)

Alun Davies AM

John Griffiths AM

Altaf Hussain AM

Elin Jones AM

Lynne Neagle AM

Gwyn R Price AM

Lindsay Whittle AM

Kirsty Williams AM

Witnesses:

Dr Rodney Berman, British Medical Association

Dr Stephen Monaghan, British Medical Association

Dr Jane Fenton-May, Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

Paul Burgess, British Association of Cosmetic Nurses

Andrew Rankin, British Association of Cosmetic Nurses

Ashton Collins, Save Face

Brett Collins, Save Face

Dr Fortune Ncube, Consultant Epidemiologist and Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Nick Pahl, British Acupuncture Council

Sarah Calcott, British Body Piercing Association

Lee Clements, British Tattoo Artist Federation

Committee Staff:

Llinos Madeley (Clerk)

Catherine Hunt (Second Clerk)

Sian Giddins (Deputy Clerk)

Gareth Howells (Legal Adviser)

Amy Clifton (Researcher)

Philippa Watkins (Researcher)

 

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Transcript

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1       Introductions, apologies and substitutions

1.1 Apologies were received from Darren Millar.

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2       Public Health (Wales) Bill: evidence session 6

2.1 Apologies were received from Dr Dyfed Huws. Dr Rodney Berman attended in his place.

2.2 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

2.3 The British Medical Association agreed to provide the Committee with:

·         the papers which were referenced during the evidence session; and

·         information on how countries such as Norway, Sweden and South Australia have implemented health impact assessments through legislation.

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3       Public Health (Wales) Bill: video of evidence gathered regarding Part 3 (Special Procedures)

3.1 The Committee noted the evidence gathered.

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4       Public Health (Wales) Bill: evidence session 7

4.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

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5       Public Health (Wales) Bill: evidence session 8

5.1 The witness responded to questions from Members.

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6       Public Health (Wales) Bill: evidence session 9

6.1 The witness responded to questions from Members.

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7       Public Health (Wales) Bill: evidence session 10

7.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

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8       Papers to note

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8.1   Minutes of the meetings on 9 and 15 July 2015

8.1a The Committee noted the minutes of the meetings on 9 and 15 July 2015.

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8.2   Public Health (Wales) Bill: additional information from the Minister for Health and Social Services

8.2a The Committee noted the additional information.

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8.3   Public Health (Wales) Bill: consultation responses

8.3a The Committee noted the consultation responses.

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8.4   Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: the Minister for Health and Social Services response to the Committee's Stage 1 report

8.4a The Committee noted the response.

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8.5   Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

8.5a The Committee noted the correspondence.

 

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8.6   General and financial scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health: additional information from the Minister for Health and Social Services

8.6a The Committee noted the additional information.

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8.7   National Professional Lead for Primary Care in Wales: correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

8.7a The Committee noted the correspondence.

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8.8   The Care and Support (Eligibility) (Wales) Regulations 2015: correspondence from the Older Peoples Commissioner

8.8a The Committee noted the correspondence.

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8.9   P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive: correspondence from the Chief Medical Officer

8.9a The Committee noted the correspondence.

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8.10Medium term plans for health boards and NHS trusts: correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

8.10a The Committee noted the correspondence.

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8.11Review of the Financial Ring Fencing Arrangements for Mental Health Services in Wales: correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

8.11a The Committee noted the correspondence.

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9       Motion under Standing Orders 17.42(vi) and (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting and for item 1 of the meeting on 23 September 2015

9.1 The motion was agreed.

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10   Public Health (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence

10.1 The Committee considered the evidenced received.

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