Meetings

Mental health inequalities

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: 29/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3.10)

3.10 Letter from the Chair to Public Health Wales with follow up questions after the mental health inequalities inquiry evidence session on 19 May 2022

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Meeting: 29/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3.11)

3.11 Response from Public Health Wales regarding follow up questions after the mental health inequalities inquiry evidence session on 19 May 2022

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Meeting: 29/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3.5)

3.5 Response from Professor Thapar regarding follow up questions after the mental health inequalities inquiry evidence session on 8 June 2022

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Meeting: 29/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3.3)

3.3 Letter from the Chair to Professors Kirby and Thapar with follow up questions after the mental health inequalities inquiry evidence session on 8 June 2022

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Meeting: 29/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3.4)

3.4 Response from Professor Kirby regarding follow up questions after the mental health inequalities inquiry evidence session on 8 June 2022

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Meeting: 23/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 1.)

1. Committee visit

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Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 1.)

1. Mental health inequalities: informal stakeholder engagement event (private)

Information pack for participants

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Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 5.)

Mental health inequalities: consideration of evidence


Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3.2)

3.2 Additional information from Professor Rob Poole, Centre for Mental Health and Society at Bangor University following the evidence session on 4 May

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Meeting: 08/06/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2.)

2. Mental health inequalities: evidence session with academics

Professor Amanda Kirby, Chair - ADHD Foundation

Professor Anita Thapar, Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences – Cardiff University


Information pack for participants
Research brief
Paper 1 – ADHD Foundation

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Meeting: 19/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 9)

Mental health inequalities: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 19/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 3)

3 Mental health inequalities: evidence session with Public Health Wales

Dr Tracey Cooper, Chief Executive – Public Health Wales

Julie Bishop, Director of Health Improvement – Public Health Wales

Joanne Hopkins - Programme Director for ACEs, Criminal Justice and Violence Prevention – Public Health Wales

 

Paper 1 – Public Health Wales

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Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Public Health Wales.

3.2 The Committee agreed to write to Public Health Wales with follow-up questions.


Meeting: 19/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Mental health inequalities: evidence session with Professor Carolyn Wallace, Wales School for Social Prescribing Research (WSSPR)

Professor Carolyn Wallace, Director - Wales School for Social Prescribing Research (WSSPR)

 

 

Research brief

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2.1 The Committee received evidence from Professor Carolyn Wallace.


Meeting: 19/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

6 Mental health inequalities: evidence session with Mind Cymru and Leonard Cheshire

Sue O'Leary, Director - Mind Cymru

Ashra Khanom, Treasurer - Neath Port Talbot Black Minority Ethnic Community Association
Rhian Stangroom Teel, Public Engagement Manager – Leonard Cheshire
Nia Golding, Area Manager – Leonard Cheshire

 

Paper 3 – Mind Cymru

Paper 4 – Leonard Cheshire

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Mind Cymru and Leonard Cheshire.


Meeting: 11/05/2022 - Local Government and Housing Committee (Item 7)

7 Letter from the Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee in relation to its inquiry into mental health inequalities

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7.2.a. The Committee noted the letter from the Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee in relation to its inquiry into mental health inequalities.


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

3 Letter from Chair, Children, Young People and Education Committee to the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing regarding eating disorder services in Wales

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Minutes:

3.12 The Committee noted the letter.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 5)

Mental health inequalities: consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.


Meeting: 04/05/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 2)

2 Mental health inequalities: evidence session with the Centre for Mental Health and Society at Bangor University, Platfform and Psychologists for Social Change

Professor Rob Poole, Professor of Social Psychiatry - Centre for Mental Health and Society at Bangor University

Ewan Hilton, Chief Executive – Platfform

Dr Jen Daffin, Community Clinical Psychologist - Psychologists for Social Change

 


Research Brief

Paper 1 – Centre for Mental Health and Society at Bangor University

Paper 2 – Platfform

Paper 3 - Psychologists for Social Change

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Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Centre for Mental Health and Society at Bangor University, Platfform and Psychologists for Social Change.

2.2 The panel agreed to write to the Committee with additional examples of the role of partners and communities in developing and delivering community solutions, and promoting and supporting mental health and wellbeing.

2.3 Ewan Hilton, Chief Executive – Platfform, agreed to share a copy of a report prepared by Platfform during the pandemic looking at issues relating to mental health and the workforce.


Meeting: 27/04/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 2)

2 Mental health inequalities

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Meeting: 25/04/2022 - Equality and Social Justice Committee (Item 2)

2 Letter from Health and Social Care Committee regarding mental health inequalities inquiry - 5 April 2022

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Meeting: 24/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 5)

5 Mental health inequalities: evidence session with Centre for Mental Health and Mental Health Foundation

Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive - Centre for Mental Health
Dr Antonis Kousoulis, Director for England and Wales – Mental Health Foundation


Research brief
Paper 2 – Centre for Mental Health
Paper 3 – Mental Health Foundation

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Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from a representative of the Centre for Mental Health and the Mental Health Foundation.


Meeting: 24/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 8)

8 Mental health inequalities: consideration of evidence

Consultation responses


Paper 6 – Engagement findings

Paper 7 – Next steps for the inquiry

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8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and agreed its approach to the next stage of the inquiry.


Meeting: 24/03/2022 - Health and Social Care Committee (Item 6)

6 Mental health inequalities: evidence session with the Children's Commissioner for Wales and the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Professor Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner for Wales
Kirrin Spiby-Davidson, Policy Adviser, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Heléna Herklots, Older People's Commissioner for Wales


Paper 4 – Children’s Commissioner for Wales
Paper 5 – Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

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Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received evidence from the Children's Commissioner for Wales and the Older People's Commissioner for Wales.


Meeting: 20/01/2022 - Children, Young People and Education Committee (Item 3)

3 Mental health inequalities

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