Health and Social Care
Committee undertook periodic scrutiny of the Chief Medical Officer
Chief Medical Officer for Wales is responsible for:
on public health policy and programmes, working across all Welsh
Government policy departments and with a wide range of external partners,
with the aim of improving health and reducing health inequalities;
the quality of healthcare and patient outcomes;
the medical profession in Wales, having key roles in medical regulation,
education and training, standards and performance; and
appropriate UK and international links, working with other UK Chief
Medical Officers, government departments and organisations.
information about the work of the Chief Medical Officer is available on her website.