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Transcript: Transcript for 04/11/2020 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

(09.30)

2.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public for item 3 of today's meeting

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee agreed the Motion to exclude the public for item 3 of today’s meeting.

(09.30-10.00)

3.

COVID-19: Discussion of key issues for the inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 on mental health

Paper 1 – Key issues paper

Research brief

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee discussed the key themes that have arisen from the evidence we have heard so far on the impact of Covid-19 on mental health and agreed to return to the discussion after the evidence session with the Minister.

(10.30-11.30)

4.

COVID-19: Evidence session with the Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Welsh Language

Eluned Morgan MS, Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Welsh Language

Tracey Breheny, Deputy Director of Mental Health, Substance Misuse and Vulnerable Groups - Welsh Government

Liz Davies, Senior Medical Officer Substance Misuse and Mental Health and Vulnerable Groups - Welsh Government

 

Paper 2 – Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Chair welcomed Members back to the meeting.

4.2 The Committee received evidence from the Minister for Mental Health, Wellbeing and Welsh Language.

(11.30)

5.

Paper(s) to note

5.1

Letter from the Welsh Local Government Association with additional information following the meeting of 23 September 2020

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee noted the letter.

5.2

Letter from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board regarding rest facilities at the Grange University Hospital

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.2 The Committee noted the letter.

5.3

Letter from the Chair of the External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding the Nutrition Related Labelling, Composition and Standards Provisional Common Framework

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.3 The Committee noted the letter.

5.4

Letter from the Chair of the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee to y Llywydd regarding the scrutiny of Covid-19 regulations

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.4 The Committee noted the letter.

5.5

Community Health Council's report: Maternity Care during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.5 The Committee noted the report.

5.6

Letter to the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding trauma and orthopaedic services in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.6 The Committee noted the letter.

5.7

Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services regarding trauma and orthopaedic services in Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.7 The Committee noted the letter.

(11.30)

6.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee agreed the Motion to exclude the public from the remainder of today’s meeting.

(11.30-12.00)

7.

COVID-19: Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered the evidence received and identified conclusions and recommendations for inclusion in the draft report.

7.2 As an unscheduled AOB item, in relation to item 5.5, the Committee agreed to keep a watching brief on maternity care during the pandemic.