Meetings

Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals

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: 19/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 5)

5 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of draft report

Paper 2 – draft report

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Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the report and agreed to consider further amendments by email.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from Hywel Dda University Health Board to the Chair regarding funding for the continuation of service delivered by Care and Repair Cymru

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3.3 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Response from the Minister for Climate Change to the Chair regarding disabled facilities grants

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Minutes:

3.11 The Committee noted the response.

3.11 (a) The Committee agreed to write to the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) for further information.

 


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Climate Change regarding disabled facilities grants

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3.10 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Response from the Minister for Health and Social Services to the Chair regarding funding from health boards for the continuation of service delivered by Care and Repair Cymru

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3.5 The Committee noted the response.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding funding from health boards for the continuation of service delivered by Care and Repair Cymru

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3.4 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 24/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and identified areas for inclusion in the report.


Meeting: 24/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Health and Social Services
Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Social Services
Albert Heaney, Chief Social Care Officer for Wales – Welsh Government
Nick Wood, Deputy Chief Executive NHS Wales – Welsh Government

 

Research brief
Paper 1 – Welsh Government

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services.
2.2 The Deputy Minister for Social Services declared that she trained and worked as a social worker.

2.3 Mike Hedges MS suggested the Committee write to the Minister for Climate Change seeking information on the number of people in each local authority waiting for disabled facilities grants to be approved and implemented.


Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and identified areas of discussion for the oral evidence session with the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services at its next meeting on 24 March 2022.


Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Follow-up letter from the Allied Health Professionals regarding the hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals

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4.7 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with Alzheimer's Society Cymru

Huw Owen, Policy Officer - Alzheimer’s Society Cymru
Angela Davies, unpaid carer

Research brief

Paper 1 - Alzheimer’s Society Cymru

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from a representative of Alzheimer’s Society Cymru and an unpaid carer with experience of delayed hospital discharge.


Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Follow up letter from Care and Repair regarding the Committee meeting of 14 February 2022

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4.12 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Response from Chief Executive, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board to the Chair regarding hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals

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4.11 The Committee noted the response.


Meeting: 10/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 4)

4 Letter from the Chair to Chief Executives of Health Boards regarding hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals

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4.10 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 14/02/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1     The Committee considered the evidence received.

6.2     The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services and the chief executives of health boards about whether funding would be provided in 2022-23 for the Hospital to a Healthier Home service.


Meeting: 14/02/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with third sector organisations

Jake Smith, Policy Officer – Carers Wales
Catrin Edwards, Head of External Affairs Wales – Carers Trust Wales
Kate Griffiths, Director for Wales - British Red Cross



Research brief
Paper 1 – Carers Wales

Paper 2 – Carers Trust Wales
Paper 3 – British Red Cross

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of third sector organisations.


Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with Care Forum Wales

Mary Wimbury, Chief Executive – Care Forum Wales

Mario Kreft, Chair - Care Forum Wales

Sanjiv Joshi, Treasurer - Care Forum Wales


Paper 3 – Care Forum Wales

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Care Forum Wales.


Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with local authorities

Nicola Stubbins, Immediate Past President of ADSS Cymru and Director of Social Services – Denbighshire County Council

Councillor Susan Elsmore, Welsh Local Government Association Deputy Spokesperson for Health and Social Care and Cabinet Member for Social Care, Health and Wellbeing - Cardiff Council

Allison Hulmes, National Director Wales, British Association of Social Workers


Research brief

Paper 1 - Welsh Local Government Association and the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru

Paper 2 –British Association of Social Workers

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of local authorities.


Meeting: 10/02/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 27/01/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 9)

Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 27/01/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 8)

8 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with NHS bodies

Gill Harris, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Dr Anthony Gibson, Bridgend ILG Director - Cwm Taf University Health Board
Carol Shillabeer, Chief Executive - Powys Teaching Health Board 
Jason Killens, Chief Executive - Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

 

 

Paper 8 – Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Paper 9 – Cwm Taf University Health Board

Paper 10 – Powys Teaching Health Board

Paper 11 - Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

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Minutes:

8.1 The Committee received evidence from NHS bodies.

 


Meeting: 27/01/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with allied health professionals

Dai Davies, Professional Practice Lead, Wales - Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Calum Higgins, Public Affairs and Policy Manager Wales - Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Pippa Cotterill, Head of Wales Office - Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

 

Paper 4 – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Paper 5 – Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Paper 6 – Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from allied healthcare professionals.


Meeting: 27/01/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals: evidence session with NHS bodies

Nicky Hughes, Associate Director for Employment Relations – Royal College of Nursing in Wales

Dr Yvette Cloete, Clinical Director and Consultant Paediatrician - Grange University Hospital,  Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Dr Karl Davis, Vice-Chair - British Geriatrics Society

 

 

Research brief

Paper 1 - Royal College of Nursing in Wales
Paper 2 - Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Paper 3 - British Geriatrics Society

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of NHS bodies.

 


Meeting: 04/11/2021 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 12)

12 Inquiry into patient flow: consideration of approach

Paper 14 – scoping paper

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12.1 The Committee considered its approach to the inquiry into patient flow.