Children, Young People and Education Committee is undertaking follow-up
work on its
inquiry into Perinatal Mental Health in Wales. The report
was published in October 2017.
The Committee is keen to establish whether work undertaken since publication of the report (PDF, 1,888KB) has made, or is making, a difference.
The National Clinical Lead, Swansea Bay University Health Board Betsi Cadwaladr University Heath Board and WHSSC gave evidence at the meeting on the 26 February 2020.
On the 1 October, the Minister for Health and Social Services has provided the Committee with an update. The Committee considered the update at its meeting on 24 October. Based on the response, the Committee has decided to undertake more work on perinatal mental health.
The Committee has decided to:
The National Clinical Lead, Health boards and WHSSC will give evidence at the meeting on the 26 February 2020.
The Chair wrote to the Minister for Health and Social Services.
Following the evidence session on 10 January 2019 the Chair wrote to the Minister for Health and Social Services for additional information. A response from the Minister for Health and Social Services was received on 7 February 2019.
At the meeting on the 10th January the Minister for Health and Social Services was scrutinised on the progress of implementing the report’s recommendations.
The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services has provided an update on the report recommendations.
The Committee consulted stakeholders on the Welsh Government’s response.
Business type: Committee Inquiry
Reason considered: Assembly Business;
First published: 17/10/2018