Meetings

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 21/09/2020 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Letter from the Welsh Government (28 August 2020)

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Meeting: 04/11/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Letter from the Welsh Government (23 October 2019)

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Meeting: 23/09/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of the Welsh Government Response to the Committee's Report

PAC(5)-22-19 Paper 3 – Welsh Government Response

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee considered the Welsh Government’s response to the Committee Report and agreed to seek clarification on Recommendation 4 together with the allocation of finance each health board will receive in order to improve their outpatients targets.


Meeting: 15/07/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of draft report

PAC(5)-20-19 Paper 1 – Draft Report

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Minutes:

1.1 Due to time constraints, the Members agreed to consider the revised draft report outside of Committee.


Meeting: 08/07/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Letter from the Welsh Government (26 June 2019)

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Meeting: 08/07/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1)

1 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of draft report

PAC(5)-19-19 Paper 1 – Draft Report

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Minutes:

1.1 The Committee considered the draft report and a revised version will be prepared for consideration on 15 July 2019.


Meeting: 10/06/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Evidence Session with the Welsh Government

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-15-19 Paper 1 – Welsh Government

 

Dr Andrew Goodall – Director General HSS/Chief Executive NHS Wales

Dr Chris Jones - Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Welsh Government

 

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Minutes:

2.1 Members received evidence from Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief Executive of NHS Wales and Dr Chris Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer as part of the inquiry into the Management of follow up outpatients across Wales.

2.2 Dr Andrew Goodall agreed to:

·         Provide a list of the improvements that each health board is being asked to make

·         Share the feedback from the Ophthalmology Implementation Board on the outcomes of the new eye care measures

·         Share examples of the pieces of work that clinicians are leading on as part of the improvements driven by the national planned care programme and its associated speciality boards.

 


Meeting: 10/06/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

4.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 20/05/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Letters from the Royal College of Physicians and the BMA

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Meeting: 01/04/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 01/04/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Evidence Session with Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) Cymru

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-10-19 Paper 1 – Paper from RNIB

PAC(5)-10-19 Paper 2 – RNIB patient study

PAC(5)-10-19 Paper 3 – Welsh Government Statement: Introduction of a new eye care digital system and transformational funding for eye care services (13 March 2019)

 

Ansley Workman, Director, RNIB Cymru

Elin Haf Edwards - External Affairs Manager, RNIB Cymru

Gareth Davies - Stakeholder Engagement Lead for Eye Health and patient representative, RNIB

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Minutes:

3.1 Members received evidence from Ansley Workman, Director, Elin Haf Edwards, External Affairs Manager, and Gareth Davies, Stakeholder Engagement Lead for Eye Health and patient representative from RNIB Cymru, as part of the inquiry into Management of follow up outpatients across Wales.

3.2 RNIB Cymru agreed to send further information on:

·         Funding for Eye Clinic Liaison Officers in each health board;

·         Typical staffing structure of Ophthalmic Diagnostic and Treatment Centres; and

·         More information about the roll out of the e-referral electronic patient record and the information which is required to ensure the necessary steps are taken around imaging and technology to allow concerns about patients to be escalated to consultants


Meeting: 01/04/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Additional Information from Cardiff & Vale University Health Board (March 2019)

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Meeting: 25/03/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Discussion of key issues

Minutes:

7.1 Members discussed areas they wished to be included in the briefing for the evidence session with the Welsh Government in April.


Meeting: 25/03/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Additional information from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (13 March 2019)

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Meeting: 11/03/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 11/03/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Evidence Session with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

PAC(5)-07-19 Paper 2 - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

 

Judith Paget, Chief Executive, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dr Paul Buss, Medical Director, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Claire Birchall, Executive Director of Operations, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

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Minutes:

4.1 Members received evidence from Judith Paget, Chief Executive, Dr Paul Buss, Medical Director, and Claire Birchall, Executive Director of Operations, from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board as part of the inquiry into Management of follow up outpatients across Wales.

4.2 Judith Paget agreed to send further information on the length of time the teledermatological system had been operational.


Meeting: 11/03/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Evidence Session with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-07-19 Paper 1 – Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

 

Len Richards – Chief Executive, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Steve Curry - Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Caroline Bird - Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

 

 

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Minutes:

3.1 Members received evidence from Len Richards, Chief Executive, Steve Curry, Chief Operating Officer, and Caroline Bird, Deputy Chief Operating Officer from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board as part of the inquiry into Management of follow up outpatients across Wales.

3.2 Len Richards agreed to send further information on:

·         Send the results of the recent internal/clinical audit work undertaken regarding outpatient follow up appointments;

·         Confirmation as to whether all optometrists located in the Cardiff and Vale Health Board area will be able to refer patients for a consultant appointment electronically when the system is rolled out during the first quarter of the 2019-20 financial year;

·         The number of out of area patients currently waiting for an outpatient referral together with a breakdown of the service areas.

 

 

 


Meeting: 14/01/2019 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of scoping paper

Research briefing

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Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the scoping paper and agreed to undertake an inquiry into this issue.


Meeting: 26/11/2018 - Public Accounts Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Auditor General for Wales Report

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 1 – Auditor General for Wales Report

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 2 – Welsh Government Response

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Minutes:

3.1 The Auditor General briefed Members on the Management of follow up outpatients across Wales report.

3.2 The Committee agreed to undertake an inquiry into this issue if the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee are unable to schedule this issue into their work programme.