Concise Minutes - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 2 - Senedd

Meeting date: Thursday, 13 June 2019

Meeting time: 09.30 - 12.48
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Assembly Members:

Dai Lloyd AM (Chair)

Jayne Bryant AM

Helen Mary Jones AM

Lynne Neagle AM

David Rees AM


Steve Moore, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Joe Teape, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Dr Philip Kloer, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Carol Shillabeer, Powys Teaching Health Board

Rhiannon Jones, Powys Teaching Health Board

Hayley Thomas, Powys Teaching Health Board

Wyn Parry, Powys Teaching Health Board

Committee Staff:

Sarah Beasley (Clerk)

Tanwen Summers (Deputy Clerk)

Amy Clifton (Researcher)

Philippa Watkins (Researcher)



1       Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

1.1        The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2        Apologies were received from Dawn Bowden AM.

1.3        Apologies were received from Angela Burns AM; Darren Millar AM attended as substitute.   



2       General scrutiny: Evidence session with Hywel Dda Local Health Board

2.1  In relation to eye care, the Health Board agreed to provide the figures for the number of patients whose eyesight has been lost or damaged as result of delayed treatment.

2.2  The Committee agreed to write seeking information on a number of points that Members did not have time to explore during the session.



3       General scrutiny: Evidence session with Powys Teaching Health Board

3.1  The Committee received evidence from Powys Teaching Health Board.



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

4.1  The Committee agreed to the Motion to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.



5       General Scrutiny of Health Boards: Consideration of evidence

5.1  In addition to the points above, the Committee agreed to write to Hywel Dda for more information on the measures in place to deal with the growing demand for assessment of children within the CAMHS service, including those waiting longer than the target times.



6       Hepatitis C: Consideration of draft report (2)

6.1  The Committee considered and agreed the draft report.



7       Forward work programme

7.1  The Committee considered and agreed a number of questions to be sent to the Independent Maternity Services Oversight Panel in advance of its appearance before the Committee on 17 July 2019.





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