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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Llinos Madeley 

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Transcript

(09.15-10.00)

1.

Inquiry into progress made to date on implementing the Welsh Government’s Cancer Delivery Plan: consideration of draft report

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee considered and agreed the draft report, subject to minor changes, for its inquiry into progress made to date on implementing the Welsh Government’s Cancer Delivery Plan and agreed the approach to launch the report.

(10.00)

2.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

2.1 Apologies were received from Rebecca Evans, Leighton Andrews, Darren Millar, Janet Finch-Saunders and Lindsay Whittle. Alun Davies, John Griffiths, Mohammad Asghar, Andrew RT Davies (morning only) and Paul Davies AM (afternoon only) were substituting respectively. 

(10.00)

3.

Papers to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee noted:

·         the minutes of the 16 July meeting; and

·         the correspondence received from the Minister regarding: Healthcare Inspectorate Wales; the Health Professional Education Investment Review; the Welsh Government’s Cancer Delivery Plan; and the National Clinical Lead for Stroke Services.

(10.00 – 10.45)

4.

Inquiry into access to medical technologies in Wales: evidence session 17

Dr Anna Kuczynska, GP Locality Director, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Charlotte Moar, Director of Finance, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Anthony Tracey, Assistant Director of Informatics, Hywel Dda University Health Board

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Apologies were received from Anthony Tracey.

4.2 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

(10.50 – 11.35)

5.

Inquiry into access to medical technologies in Wales: evidence session 18

Dr Mark Vaughan, Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

Dr Nazia Hussain, Royal College of General Practitioners Wales

Dr Peter Horvath-Howard, British Medical Association Cymru Wales

Dr Charles Allanby, British Medical Association Cymru Wales

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

(11.35 – 12.20)

6.

Inquiry into access to medical technologies in Wales: evidence session 19

Andrew Bell, Social Services Improvement Agency

Sue Evans, Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) Cymru

David Williams, Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) Cymru

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

6.1 Apologies were received from David Williams.

6.2 The witnesses responded to questions from Members.

6.3 Sue Evans agreed to supply the Committee with additional information in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of the ‘3 million lives’ campaign in England, referenced in the ADSS’s written submission to the Committee. 

(12.20)

7.

Motion under Standing Orders 17.42(vi) and (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from items 8, 10, and 11

Minutes:

7.1 The motion was agreed.

(12.20 - 12.30)

8.

Inquiry into access to medical technologies in Wales: consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee considered the evidence received on the inquiry.

8.2 The Committee agreed to seek additional information from the BMA and RCGP on how much revenue funding is required, for example to cover training costs, in addition to the capital spend when introducing new technologies.

(13.30 - 15.00)

9.

Scrutiny of the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Deputy Minister for Health: general and financial scrutiny

Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services

Vaughan Gething AM, Deputy Minister for Health

 

Andrew Goodall, Director General, Health & Social Services

Albert Heaney, Director of Social Services & Integration

Ruth Hussey, Chief Medical Officer

Martin Sollis, Director of Finance

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 Apologies were received from the Deputy Minister for Health.

9.2 The Minister responded to questions from Members.

9.3 The Minister agreed to supply more information about the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust’s recruitment plan for the additional 100 paramedics funded recently by the Welsh Government.

(15.00 - 15.20)

10.

Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum - Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: consideration of draft report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

10.1 The Committee considered and agreed the draft report for its consideration of the Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum - Criminal Justice and Courts Bill.

(15.20 - 15.30)

11.

Inquiry into new psychoactive substances ("legal highs"): consideration of itinerary for engagement activity

Minutes:

11.1 The Committee agreed the itinerary for engagement activity for the inquiry into new psychoactive substances ("legal highs").

 

 

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