Concise Minutes - Public Accounts Committee


Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 3 - Senedd

Meeting date: Monday, 16 October 2017

Meeting time: 14.00 - 16.37
This meeting can be viewed
on Senedd TV at:
http://senedd.tv/en/4350


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Attendance

Category

Names

Assembly Members:

Nick Ramsay AM (Chair)

Neil Hamilton AM

Vikki Howells AM

Rhianon Passmore AM

Witnesses:

Dr Darren Chant, Meddygfa Teifi, Llandysul

Dr Alun Edwards, Ty Bryn Surgery, Caerphilly

Andrew Evans, Welsh Government

Dr Carwyn Jones, Furnace House Surgery, Carmarthen

Dr Chris Jones, Welsh Government

Eryl Smeethe, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dr Alun Walters, Aneurin Bevan University

Wales Audit Office:

Huw Vaughan Thomas – Auditor General for Wales

Dave Thomas

Committee Staff:

Meriel Singleton (Second Clerk)

Claire Griffiths (Deputy Clerk)

 

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1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed the Members to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Mohammad Asghar AM and Lee Waters AM. There were no substitutes.

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2       Paper(s) to note

2.1 The papers were noted.

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3       Medicines Management: Correspondence

3.1 Members considered and noted the letter from the Royal College of General Practitioners.

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4       Medicines Management: Evidence Session - GP Cluster Group from Hywel Dda University Health Board

4.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Carwyn Jones, Furnace House Surgery, Carmarthen and Dr Darren Chant, Meddygfa Teifi, Llandysul as part of the inquiry on medicines management.

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5       Medicines Management: Evidence Session - GP Cluster Group from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

5.1 The Committee took evidence from Dr Alun Edwards, Ty Bryn Surgery, Caerphilly; Dr Alun Walters, Clinical Director, Primary Care & Community Service, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Eryl Smeethe, Pharmacist and Neighbourhood Care Networks Lead Torfaen North, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board as part of the inquiry on medicines management.

 

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6       Medicines Management: Evidence Session - Welsh Government

6.1 The Committee took evidence from Andrew Evans, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer and Professor Chris Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Welsh Government as part of the inquiry on medicines management.

6.2 Andrew Evans agreed to send further information on the anticipated roll out date for the MTeD (Medicines Transcribing and e-Discharge) system across Wales.

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7       Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

7.1 The motion was agreed.

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8       Medicines Management: Consideration of evidence received

8.1 Members considered the evidence received and asked the Clerks to prepare a draft report.

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