Inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, and its management, on health and social care in Wales

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The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, and its management, on health and social care in Wales.

The inquiry will consider the impact of the outbreak, and its management, on health and social care services in Wales. As part of this, the Committee will examine the response by the Welsh Government and relevant public bodies, as well as considering the impact on staff, patients and others receiving care or treatment in both clinical settings and the community. It will also consider the Wales response in the wider, UK context.

 

The Committee is keen to hear from anyone with an interest in this inquiry.

 

Evidence sessions

 

Evidence session

Date, Agenda and Minutes

Transcript

Video

1. Chief Medical Officer for Wales and the Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales

Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer, Welsh Government

Dr Rob Orford, Chief Scientific Adviser for Health, Welsh Government

30 April 2020

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2. Minister for Health and Social Services

Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief

Executive NHS Wales

30 April 2020

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3. Public Health Wales

Dr Tracey Cooper, Chief Executive – Public Health Wales

Dr Quentin Sandifer, Executive Director of Public Health Services and Medical Director – Public Health Wales

Dr Giri Shankar, Professional Lead for Health Protection – Public Health Wales

7 May 2020

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4. Care Forum Wales

Mary Wimbury, Chief Executive – Care Forum Wales

Mario Kreft, Chair – Care Forum Wales

7 May 2020

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5. Royal College of Nursing Wales and the Royal College of General Practitioners

Helen Whyley, Director - Royal College of Nursing Wales

Dr Peter Saul, Joint-Chair - Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

Dr Rob Morgan, Vice Chair Policy - Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

14 May 2020

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6. Community Pharmacy Wales and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Judy Thomas, Director of Contractor Services - Community Pharmacy Wales

Mark Griffiths, Chair - Community Pharmacy Wales

Elen Jones, RPS Director for Wales

Suzanne Scott-Thomas, Chair - RPS Welsh Pharmacy Board

14 May 2020

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7. Welsh Local Government Association

Cllr Huw David, WLGA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care and Leader of Bridgend County Borough Council

Cllr Andrew Morgan, WLGA Leader and Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council

21 May 2020

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8. Local health boards

Ann Lloyd, Chair - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Judith Paget, Chief Executive - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dr Sarah Aitken, Interim Medical Director - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (Gold Commander)

Mark Polin, Chair - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Simon Dean, Interim Chief Executive Officer - Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Dr Chris Stockport, Executive Director Primary Care and Community Services Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (Gold Commander)

21 May 2020

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9. Minister for Health and Social Services

Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Rob Orford, Chief Scientific Adviser for Health, Welsh Government

Alan Brace, Director of Finance

Samia Saeed-Edmonds, Planning Programme Director

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director of Mental Health, Vulnerable Groups and NHS Governance

Albert Heaney, Deputy Director General, Health and Social Services Group

 

04 June 2020

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10. Royal College of Physicians

Dr Olwen Williams, RCP Vice President for Wales

Derin Adebiyi, Senior Policy and Campaigns Adviser (Wales)

04 June 2020

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11. Public Health Wales

Jan Williams OBE, Chair

Dr Tracy Cooper, Chief Executive

Dr Quentin Sandifer, Executive Director of Public Health Services and Medical Director

Dr Giri Shankar, Professional Lead for Health Protection and Incident Director for the COVID-19 response

 

12 June 2020

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12. Local authorities

Eifion Evans, Chief Executive, Ceredigion County Council

Barry Rees, Corporate Director, Ceredigion County Council

Annwen Morgan, Chief Executive, Isle of Anglesey County Council

 

12 June 2020

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13. Independent SAGE

Sir David King, Chair of the Independent SAGE

Professor Deenan Pillay, Member of the Independent SAGE

18 June 2020

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14. Royal College of Occupational Therapists and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Dai Davies, Policy Officer Wales, Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Adam Morgan, Senior Negotiating Officer- Wales and West Midlands, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

26 June 2020

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15. BMA Cymru Wales and the Royal College of Surgeons

Richard Johnson, Royal College of Surgeons Director in Wales

Alice Jones, Policy and Public Affairs Manager Wales, Royal College of Surgeons

Dr David Bailey, Chair, BMA Welsh Council

Dr Phil Banfield, Chair, Consultants Committee, BMA Cymru Wales

2 July 2020

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16. British Dental Association Wales

Tom Bysouth, Chair of Welsh General Dental Practice Committee

Lauren Harrhy, Deputy Chair of Welsh General Dental Practice Committee

Dr David Johnson, Chair of the Welsh Committee for Community Dentistry

2 July 2020

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17. Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board and Hywel Dda University Health Board

Professor Marcus Longley, Chair - Cwm Taf University Health Board

Dr Sharon Hopkins, Interim Chief Executive – Cwm Taf University Health Board

Alan Lawrie, Executive Director of Operations - Cwm Taf University Health Board

Maria Battle, Chair – Hywel Dda University Health Board

Steve Moore, Chief Executive – Hywel Dda University Health Board

Andrew Carruthers, Director of Operations – Hywel Dda University Health Board

10 July 2020

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18. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and Swansea Bay University Health Board

Charles Janczewski, Chair - Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Len Richards, Chief Executive – Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Steve Curry, Chief Operating Officer – Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Emma Woollett, Chair - Swansea Bay University Health Board

Tracy Myhill, Chief Executive – Swansea Bay University Health Board

Dr Richard Evans, Medical Director – Swansea Bay University Health Board

10 July 2020

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19. Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services and the Director General for Health and Social Services and the NHS Wales Chief Executive
Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales

Albert Heaney, Deputy Director General, Health & Social Services Group

16 July 2020

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Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 24/04/2020

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