National Assembly for Wales

Health and Social Care Committee

Inquiry into the availability of bariatric service

Evidence from the Academy of Royal Colleges in Wales – ABS 22



The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Wales (AMRCW) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the inquiry into the availability of bariatric services in Wales.


The AMRCW membership comprises 15 Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties. The Academy aims to provide expert specialist advice to promote quality in healthcare for the benefit of patients in Wales.


The Academy fully supports the view of the Royal College of Surgeons as expressed in ABS 18.