Decision Maker: Plenary - Fourth Assembly, Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly
Status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
The Committee’s original inquiry
The National Assembly for Wales’ undertook a one-day inquiry into stillbirths in Wales during 2012/13.
The terms of reference for the inquiry were to examine the awareness, implementation and effectiveness of current guidance and recommendations across the different sectors with regard to stillbirth prevention, especially in relation to poor fetal growth and reduced fetal movements, and where potential improvements can be made.
The Committee held a public consultation to gather
The Committee’s report
The Committee (PDF, 708KB) in February 2013. The Welsh Government responded (PDF, 297KB) in April 2013. The took place in May 2013.
The Committee’s follow-up work
In summer 2014 the Committee agreed to seek an update report from the Minister for Health and Social Services on the progress made to date in implementing the Committee’s recommendations. The Minister for Health and Social Services responded in September 2014.
2.1 The witnesses responded to questions from members of the Committee on stillbirths in Wales.
2.2 Siobhan Jones agreed to establish if Public Health Wales has undertaken engagement with ethnic minority communities on the issue of stillbirths, and provide examples if so.
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Date of decision: 28/06/2012
Decided at meeting: 28/06/2012 - Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly