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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 5 - Tŷ Hywel. View directions

Contact: Fay Bowen 

Note: Private Meeting 

Items
Note No. Item

(13.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1       In the absence of the Committee Chair, Rhianon Passmore AM nominated Adam Price AM to be elected as the temporary Chair under Standing Orders 17.22 and 18.6. The Committee agreed and Adam Price AM was elected as temporary Chair for the absence of Nick Ramsay AM.

1.2       The temporary Chair welcomed Members to the Committee.

1.3            Apologies were received from Nick Ramsay AM and Jack Sargeant AM.

(13.30 - 13.35)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.2 It was agreed that the Clerks would forward the Auditor General’s Report on Local Government Services to Rural Communities to the Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee; Economy, Infrastructure and Skills Committee and the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee.

2.1

Local Government Services to Rural Communities: Auditor General for Wales Report

Supporting documents:

2.2

Scrutiny of Accounts 2017-18: Correspondence from the Assembly Commission (20 November 2018)

Supporting documents:

(13.35 - 13.50)

3.

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Auditor General for Wales Report

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 1 – Auditor General for Wales Report

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 2 – Welsh Government Response

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Auditor General briefed Members on the Management of follow up outpatients across Wales report.

3.2 The Committee agreed to undertake an inquiry into this issue if the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee are unable to schedule this issue into their work programme.

(13.50 - 14.05)

4.

Radiology services – national summary report: Auditor General for Wales Report

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 3 – Auditor General for Wales Report

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Auditor General briefed Members on the Radiology services – national summary report.

4.2 The Committee noted the positive trajectory within this area and agreed to seek regular written updates from the Welsh Government setting out progress in delivering the national implementation plan.

(14.05 - 15.00)

5.

Forward Work Programme - Spring 2019

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 4 – Forward work programme

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 5 – Correspondence from Darren Millar AM on Tawel Fan Ward at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd (6 November 2018)

PAC(5)-31-18 Paper 6 – Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services Statement on Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Special Measures Update (6 November 2018)

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

5.1 Members discussed the Committee’s Forward Work Programme for the Spring 2019 term and agreed to:

·       Undertake an inquiry into the National Fraud Initiative;

·       Undertake outreach work as part of the inquiry into GP Out-of-Hours Service;

·       Request an update on mental health management following the reviews undertaken into the Tawel Fan ward at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd together with an update on the wider government targeted support and intervention system in place at BCUHB;

·       Undertake an inquiry into Business Finance in the summer 2019 term;

·       Undertake an inquiry into governance arrangements within the Welsh Government in the summer 2019 term; and

·       Note that the Auditor General is schedule to publish a report into NHS Wales agency and locum costs in spring 2019 and dependent on the report’s findings, undertake an inquiry.

 

 

 

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