NDM7046 Plaid Cymru debate - Health Boards

NDM7046 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes the publication of the Review of Maternity Services at Cwm Taf Health Board report on 30 April 2019.

2. Notes that major concerns about quality of care and governance of health boards has also been highlighted in the following reports:

a) Trusted to Care: An independent Review of the Princess of Wales Hospital and Neath Port Talbot Hospital at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board,  2014;

b) Donna Ockenden External Investigation into concerns raised regarding the care and treatment of patients at Tawel Fan ward, 2014; and

c) Donna Ockenden Review of the Governance Arrangements relating to the care of patients on Tawel Fan ward, 2018.

3. No longer has confidence in the current Minister for Health and Social Services in the Welsh Government to address the systemic failings raised in these, and other reports.

Review of Maternity Services at Cwm Taf Health Board. 2019

Trusted to Care: An independent Review of the Princess of Wales Hospital and Neath Port Talbot Hospital at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. 2014

Donna Ockenden External Investigation into concerns raised regarding the care and treatment of patients at Tawel Fan ward. 2014

Donna Ockenden Review of the Governance Arrangements relating to the care of patients on Tawel Fan ward. 2018

 

The following amendment was tabled:

Amendment 1 - Rebecca Evans (Gower)

Delete all after point 1 and replace with:

Accepts the recommendations of the report and recognises the distress and trauma caused to families;

Notes the actions being taken to secure immediate and sustained improvement in maternity services in the former Cwm Taf Health Board; and

Notes the actions being taken to identify and address any wider governance issues within Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board and across the Welsh NHS.

 

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 09/06/2021

Decision due: 8 May 2019 by Plenary - Fifth Senedd

Lead member: Rhun ap Iorwerth MS