Health and Social Care Committee

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Information about Health and Social Care Committee

<OpeningPara>The Health and Social Care Committee has been set up by the Senedd to look at policy and legislation, and to hold the Welsh Government to account on specific issues. This includes the physical, mental and public health and well-being of the people of Wales, including the social care system.</OpeningPara>

 

<OpeningPara>The Committee has six members who come from the different parties represented in the Senedd. It is chaired by Russell George MS.</OpeningPara>

 

<OpeningPara>Find out more about the Committee, its members, and the areas it covers below.</OpeningPara>

 

News

 

<news>The Committee will next meet on Thursday 2 December</news><link>ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=737&MId=12513&Ver=4</link>

<news>The Committee launched a consultation on the impact of the waiting times backlog on people in Wales who are waiting for diagnosis or treatment on Friday 19 November. The deadline to submit responses is Thursday 13 January 2022</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38257</link>

<news>During the Sixth Senedd, the Committee plans to explore how patient flow through hospitals can be improved. The first part of this work is a short inquiry focusing on hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals. The Committee launched a call for written evidence on Friday 12 November. The deadline for written submissions is Friday 7 January 2022.</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38333</link>

<news>The Committee launched a rolling call for written evidence in relation to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and its management, on health and social care in Wales on Friday 5 November 2021</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38251</link>

<news>The Committee consulted on its priorities for the Sixth Senedd between 27 July and 17 September 2021. Responses have been published.</news><link>mgConsultationDisplay.aspx?id=424</link>

<news>The Committee has published its forward work programme for the autumn term.</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=37415</link>

<news>The Committee launched a call for written evidence in relation to the health and social care workforce on Wednesday 25 August. The closing date for written evidence was Friday 8 October. Responses have been published.</news><link>mgConsultationDisplay.aspx?id=429</link>

 

Current Work

<inquiry>Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38333</link>

<inquiry>The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and its management, on health and social care in Wales - Sixth Senedd</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38251</link>

<inquiry>Impact of the waiting times backlog on people in Wales who are waiting for diagnosis or treatment</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38257</link>

<inquiry>Scrutiny of health and social care bodies in Wales</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38228</link>

<inquiry>Legislative Consent: Health and Care Bill</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=37871</link>

<inquiry>Health and social care workforce</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=37814</link>

<inquiry>Health and Social Care: Priorities for the Sixth Senedd</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=37759</link>