Meetings

General scrutiny of Ministers with responsibility for health and social care

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.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Royal College of Nursing to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding strike action

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3.4 The Committee noted the letter

 


Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter to the Ministers with responsibility for health and social services regarding provision of written evidence

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3.2 The Committee noted the letter

 


Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Ministers with responsibility for health and social services regarding provision of written evidence

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3.1 The Committee noted the letter

 


Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding request for information

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3.3 The Committee noted the letter

 


Meeting: 17/11/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Director General Health & Social Services regarding update on setting up an NHS Executive for Wales and stakeholder survey feedback

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3.7 The Committee noted the letter

 


Meeting: 19/10/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 7)

7 General scrutiny of Ministers with responsibility for health and social care: correspondence

Paper 4 - Correspondence with the Ministers with responsibility for health and social services

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7.1 The Committee agreed to write to the Ministers to respond to their letter of 11 October 2022.

7.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Ministers to request further information following the general Ministerial scrutiny session on 6 October 2022.


Meeting: 06/10/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 8)

General scrutiny of Ministers with responsibility for health and social care: Consideration of evidence

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8.1 Members considered the evidence heard during the session.

8.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Ministers to follow up on issues discussed or not reached during the session

 


Meeting: 06/10/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 5)

5 General scrutiny of Ministers with responsibility for health and social care: Evidence session with the Minister for Health and Social Services, the Deputy Minister for Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

 

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Lynne Neagle MS, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Social Services

Nick Wood, Deputy Chief Executive NHS Wales – Welsh Government

Albert Heaney, Director Social Services & Chief Social Care Officer for Wales – Welsh Government

Matt Downton, Head of Mental Health & Vulnerable Groups – Welsh Government

Irfon Rees, Director of Health and Wellbeing – Welsh Government

 

Research brief

Paper 4 – Welsh Government

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5.1 The Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Deputy Minister for Social Services and Welsh Government officials answered questions from Committee Members.

 


Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 4)

4 General scrutiny of Ministers with responsibility health and social care

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Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter from Chair to Stakeholders regarding the NHS Executive for Wales

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6.10  The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

6 Letter to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the Optometry Bill

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6.8  The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 21/09/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

6 Response from the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the Optometry Bill

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6.9  The Committee noted the response.


Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services to the Chair regarding the NHS Executive for Wales

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3.4 The Committee noted the letter.
3.4 (a) The Committee agreed to write to the 34 organisations who recently wrote to the Committee regarding the establishment of an independent NHS Executive to share a copy of the Minister's letter and ask for their views on the Minister’s response.


Meeting: 18/11/2021 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Response from the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding follow up questions from the general scrutiny session on 23 September 2021

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4.3 Mike Hedges MS noted that he was not content with the written response from the Minister for Health and Social Services in answer to the question he had raised about whether local authorities were spending their standard spending assessments and expenditure.


Meeting: 23/09/2021 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 General scrutiny session with the Minister for Health and Social Services, the Deputy Minister for Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Social Services

Lynne Neagle MS, Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General Health & Social Services

Albert Heaney, Chief Social Care Officer for Wales
Tracey Breheny, Deputy Director of Mental Health, Substance Misuse & Vulnerable Groups

 

Research brief

Paper 2 – Welsh Government

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3.1 The Committee received evidence from the Minister for Health and Social Services, the Deputy Minister for Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

3.2 The Deputy Minister for Social Services agreed to provide further detail about how any social care needs of people who have or are recovering from long COVID are being considered, assessed and met by local health boards and regional partnership boards.

3.3 Dr Andrew Goodall agreed to provide data on the proportion of GP consultations held face to face and remotely, including any variance between health boards and between practices across Wales.

3.4 The Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing agreed to write to the Committee with details on the number of children, young people and adults accessing primary and specialist mental health services, and waiting times for assessment and therapeutic intervention.

3.5 The Chief Social Care Officer for Wales agreed to confirm whether any local authority in Wales is currently spending less than its standard spending assessment on social care.