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Community and district nursing services

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation


The  Health, Social Care and Sport Committee would welcome your views on community and district nursing services in Wales.

Terms of reference:

The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee is calling for evidence about whether community nursing services are likely to play a greater role in the future delivery of healthcare, focusing on:

  • Whether we have a clear picture of the district nursing and community nursing workforce in Wales, and the level of need for community nursing services (including future need). Do we have the evidence base to support effective workforce planning.
  • Whether there is clear strategy, at national and local levels, about the future direction for district nurse-led community nursing services. How well aligned is this with the development of the primary care cluster model for example, and with the vision for health and care services set out in A Healthier Wales.
  • How effectively community nursing teams are able to work with a range of professionals and agencies (including primary and secondary care services, social care services, and the voluntary sector) to deliver seamless, person-centred care.


The deadline for responses is 8 March 2019. Please send your views to:

Providing Written Evidence

The National Assembly for Wales has two official languages, Welsh and English.

In line with the Assembly’s Official Languages Scheme, the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in National Assembly proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.

We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.

Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.

Disclosure of information

Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.

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: SeneddHealth@Senedd.Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565



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