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Inquiry into winter preparedness 2016/17

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Committee welcomed views on any or all of the following points:


  • the current pressures facing unscheduled care services, and how well prepared the Welsh NHS and social services are for winter 2016/17;
  • whether there has been sufficient progress in the fourth Assembly in alleviating pressures on unscheduled care through integrated winter planning across health, social and ambulance services, and lessons learned; and
  • the actions needed to produce sustainable improvements to urgent and emergency care services, and the whole system, ensuring the Welsh NHS builds resilience to seasonal demand and to improve the position for the future.


The deadline for responses was 9 September 2016.


Disclosure of information and guidance


Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee. Submissions should be no longer than five sides of A4, with numbered paragraphs, and should focus on matters set out above. Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.


Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee
Welsh Parliament
Cardiff Bay
CF99 1SN

Email: Contact@Senedd.Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565