Health and Social Care Committee

 

Meeting Venue:

Committee Room 1 - Senedd

 

 

 

Meeting date:

Thursday, 29 November 2012

 

 

 

Meeting time:

09:15 - 12:30

 

 

 

This meeting can be viewed on Senedd TV at:
http://www.senedd.tv/archiveplayer.jsf?v=en_200000_29_11_2012&t=0&l=en

 

 

Concise Minutes:

 

 

 

Assembly Members:

 

Mark Drakeford (Chair)

Mick Antoniw

Rebecca Evans

Vaughan Gething

William Graham

Elin Jones

Darren Millar

Lynne Neagle

Lindsay Whittle

Kirsty Williams

 

 

 

 

 

Witnesses:

 

Nicola Davis-Job, Royal College of Nursing Wales

Dr Chris Jones, Welsh Government

David Sissling, Director General for Health and Social Services, Welsh Government

Lisa Turnbull, Royal College of Nursing Wales

Dr Phil Evans, Diabetes and Endocrinology National Specialist Advisory Group

Dr David Millar Jones, Diabetes and Endocrinology National Specialist Advisory Group

Julie Lewis, Diabetes and Endocrinology National Specialist Advisory Group

Dr Mike Page, Diabetes and Endocrinology National Specialist Advisory Group

Richard Roberts, Diabetes and Endocrinology National Specialist Advisory Group

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Staff:

 

Llinos Dafydd (Clerk)

Lara Date (Clerk)

Catherine Hunt (Deputy Clerk)

Philippa Watkins (Researcher)

 

 

 

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1.  Introductions, apologies and substitutions

1.1 There were no apologies or substitutions.

 

 

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2.  Inquiry into the implementation of the National Service Framework for diabetes in Wales and its future direction - Oral evidence

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Diabetes and Endocrinology National Specialist Advisory Group

 

2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

2.2 Dr Evans agreed to provide a copy of the document submitted to the Welsh Government in 2010 on the availability of structured education on type 1 diabetes in Wales.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service for Wales

 

2.3 Mr Roberts responded to questions from members of the Committee.

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RCN Wales

 

2.4 The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

2.5 The witnesses agreed to provide additional evidence in writing on the alleged reduction in the number of diabetes specialist nurses in recent years and on the role played by diabetes specialist nurses on the Diabetes Planning and Delivery Groups.

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Welsh Government officials

 

2.6 Mr Sissling and Dr Jones responded to questions from members of the Committee.

 

2.7 Dr Jones agreed to provide additional information in writing on podiatry services across Wales and to provide copies of the letters issued to health boards following the National Diabetes Audit.

 

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3.  Motion under Standing Order 17.17 to establish a sub- committee to take evidence on The Smoke-free Premises etc. (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

3.1 The Committee agreed the Motion.

 

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4.  Papers to note

4.1 The Committee noted the minutes of the meetings held on 15 & 21 November.

 

 

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Transcript

View the meeting transcript.

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