Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Sian Thomas 

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Items
Note No. Item

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Lynne Neagle AM.

(09.30 - 10.15)

2.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - evidence session 5 - Royal College of Psychiatrists

Dr Victor Aziz, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from a representative of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

(10.20 - 11.05)

3.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - evidence session 6 - Welsh NHS Confederation

Julie Denley, Interim Director, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Liz Carroll, Head of Nursing, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Cheryl Williams, Cardiff & Vale Local Public Health Team, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Tanya Strange, Divisional Nurse, Primary Care & Networks, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the University Health Boards.

3.2 Tanya Strange agreed to provide the Campaign for Loneliness quality of life indicators used to evaluate their work.

(11.15 - 12.00)

4.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - evidence session 7 - Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS)

Stewart Blythe, WLGA

Dave Street, President, ADSS Cymru

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS).

(12.45 - 13.15)

5.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - evidence session 8 - British Red Cross in Wales

Chris Hopkins, Wales Director, British Red Cross

Dave Worrall, Programme Manager, British Red Cross

Paul Gerrard, Group Policy Director, The Co-op

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the British Red Cross in Wales.

(13.20 - 13.50)

6.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - evidence session 9 - Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS)

Rachel Connor, CEO, GVS

Linda Pritchard, Health and Social Care Facilitator, GVS

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS).

(13.55 - 14.25)

7.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - evidence session 10 - Men's Sheds Cymru

Rhodri Walters, Men Sheds Cymru

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee received evidence from a representative of Men’s Sheds Cymru.

8.

Paper(s) to note

8.1

Inquiry into winter preparedness 2016/17 - correspondence from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1a The Committee noted the additional information from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.

8.2

Inquiry into winter preparedness 2016/17 - correspondence from the Royal College of Physicians

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.2a The Committee noted the additional information from the Royal College of Physicians.

8.3

Inquiry into primary care - additional information from Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board regarding Cluster Development Monies

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.3a The Committee noted the additional information from Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board regarding Cluster Development Monies.

8.4

Inquiry into winter preparedness 2016/17 - letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.4a The Committee noted the letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport.

8.5

Inquiry into primary care - additional information from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board regarding Cluster Development Monies

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.5a The Committee noted the additional information from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board regarding Cluster Development Monies.

9.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting

Minutes:

9.1 The Committee agreed the motion.

(14.25 - 14.40)

10.

Inquiry into loneliness and isolation - consideration of evidence

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee discussed the evidence given during items 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the meeting.