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>The Committee is asking people to share their ideas by 26 August for questions for the Minister for Health and Social Services which may be used in our ministerial scrutiny session on 15 September</news><link></link>

<news>The Committee published its report ‘Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals” on Wednesday 15 June. The Welsh Government responded to the report on Thursday 28 July.</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38333</link>

<news>The Committee launched its consultation on Dentistry on Tuesday 12 July 2022. The deadline for written evidence is Friday 16 September 2022</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=39744</link>

<news>The Committee published its report on the pre-appointment hearing for the role of Chair of the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust on Friday 1 July 2022</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=39629</link>

<news>The Committee will next meet on Thursday 15 September</news><link>ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=737&MId=12965&Ver=4</link>

<news>The Committee published its report 'Waiting well? The impact of the waiting times backlog on people in Wales' on Thursday 7 April 2022. The Welsh Government responded to the report on Monday 30 May 2022. The report was debated in plenary on Wednesday 29 June</news><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38257</link>


Current Work


<inquiry>General scrutiny of Ministers with responsibility for health and social care</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=37781</link>

<inquiry>Scrutiny Of Digital Health and Care Wales</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=39795</link>


<inquiry>Common frameworks – Sixth Senedd</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38285</link>

<inquiry>Women and girls’ health</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38809</link>

<inquiry>Mental health inequalities</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38553</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>Hospital discharge and its impact on patient flow through hospitals</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38333</link>

<inquiry>Scrutiny of the Welsh Government’s Health and Social Care Winter Plan 2021 to 2022</inquiry><link>mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IId=38432</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>