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P-05-1018 Support for the current proposed plans to build a new Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, in any future inquiry

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Meeting: 09/02/2021 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-1018 Support for the current proposed plans to build a new Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, in any future inquiry

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Minutes:

Neil McEvoy MS declared the following relevant interest under Standing Order 17.24A:

 

He is interested in getting the best cancer care possible in South Wales. 

 

This petition was considered with P-05-1001 Hold an independent inquiry into the choice of site for the proposed new Velindre Cancer Centre

 

The Committee considered the further correspondence received and agreed to:

·         write to Velindre University NHS Trust to seek a response to a number of further questions, including in relation to the existence of the ‘Barrett report’, concerns raised by the BMA in August about staff consultation, and the number of emergency calls and transfers to other sites; and

·         write to the Business Committee to ask whether it would be possible for a Plenary debate on the petitions to be scheduled before the end of this Senedd.


Meeting: 15/12/2020 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-1018 Support for the current proposed plans to build a new Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, in any future inquiry

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Minutes:

This petition was considered alongside P-05-1001 Hold an independent inquiry into the choice of site for the proposed new Velindre Cancer Centre. 

 

In light of the new evidence received from a number of parties and the recent publication of advice provided by the Nuffield Trust, the Committee agreed to write back to the Minister for Health and Social Services to:

 

·         Draw attention to the information received by the Committee in the context of the scrutiny of the Outline Business Case (OBC) within the Welsh Government;

·         Request an update on the current status of this work following the publication of the Nuffield Trust advice, and an indicative timeline for further consideration of the OBC by the Welsh Government; and

·         Seek a response to further points made by the petitioners for P-05-1001 in respect of their view that a full independent review of the clinical model is still required, before a decision is made on the project.

 


Meeting: 07/10/2020 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the proposed new Velindre Cancer Centre

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Minutes:

4.1 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 15/09/2020 - Petitions Committee (Item 6)

6 P-05-1018 Support for the current proposed plans to build a new Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, in any future inquiry

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered for the petition for the first time alongside P-05-1018 Support for the current proposed plans to build a new Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff, in any future inquiry and agreed to:

 

  • write again to the Minister for Health and Social Services to seek a response to the petitions, as well as in relation to concerns recently expressed over the clinical model;
  • write to the Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee to ask whether that committee intends to conduct any work into this matter;
  • write to Velindre University NHS Trust to ask a number of further questions with regards to the Transforming Cancer Services programme; and
  • write to cancer leads in each health board in Wales to seek their views on the model proposed.