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Transcript: Transcript for 23/05/2018 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

1.2 Apologies were received from Angela Burns AM. David Melding AM attended as a substitute.

1.3 In accordance with Standing Order 17.22, Rhun ap Iorwerth was appointed temporary Chair for the duration of the meeting on 7 June 2018.

 

 

 

(09.30 - 10.15)

7.

Suicide Prevention: Evidence session with Samaritans

Sarah Stone, Executive Director for Samaritans in Wales

Emma Harris, Policy and Communications Officer

Susan Francis, Project Officer for Samaritans South Wales Valleys Project

 

Research brief

Paper 1

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of Samaritans Cymru.

(10.20 - 11.05)

2.

Suicide Prevention: Evidence with Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales

Prof Keith Lloyd, Chair, Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales

 

Paper 2

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee received evidence from Professor Keith Lloyd, Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales.

(11.10 - 11.55)

3.

Suicide Prevention: Evidence session with regional multi-agency suicide forums

Dr Gwenllian Parry, Chair, North Wales Suicide and Self-harm Working Group

Avril Bracey, Chair, Mid and South West Wales Regional forum

 

Paper 3 – North Wales Suicide and Self-harm Working Group

Paper 4 – South East Wales Regional Group

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee received evidence from representatives of the regional multi-agency suicide forums.

(11.55 - 12.40)

4.

Suicide Prevention: Evidence session with Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS)

Angela Samata, Ambassador for SOBS

 

BBC documentary ‘Life After Suicide’

 

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee received evidence from Angela Samata, Ambassador for Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS).

(12.40)

5.

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

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting.

(12.40 - 12.50)

6.

Suicide Prevention: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

 

 

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