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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Fay Bowen 

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Transcript: Transcript for 11/03/2019 - Public Accounts Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(13.15)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the Committee.

(13.15 - 13.20)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

2.1 The paper was noted.

2.1

NHS Wales Informatics Services: Letter from the Welsh Government (20 February 2019)

Supporting documents:

(13.20 - 14.50)

3.

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Evidence Session with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-07-19 Paper 1 – 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

Caroline Bird - Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Members received evidence from Len Richards, Chief Executive, Steve Curry, Chief Operating Officer, and Caroline Bird, Deputy Chief Operating Officer from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board as part of the inquiry into Management of follow up outpatients across Wales.

3.2 Len Richards agreed to send further information on:

·         Send the results of the recent internal/clinical audit work undertaken regarding outpatient follow up appointments;

·         Confirmation as to whether all optometrists located in the Cardiff and Vale Health Board area will be able to refer patients for a consultant appointment electronically when the system is rolled out during the first quarter of the 2019-20 financial year;

·         The number of out of area patients currently waiting for an outpatient referral together with a breakdown of the service areas.

 

 

 

(15.00 - 16.30)

4.

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Evidence Session with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

PAC(5)-07-19 Paper 2 - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

 

Judith Paget, Chief Executive, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dr Paul Buss, Medical Director, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Claire Birchall, Executive Director of Operations, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 Members received evidence from Judith Paget, Chief Executive, Dr Paul Buss, Medical Director, and Claire Birchall, Executive Director of Operations, from Aneurin Bevan University Health Board as part of the inquiry into Management of follow up outpatients across Wales.

4.2 Judith Paget agreed to send further information on the length of time the teledermatological system had been operational.

(16.30)

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Items 6 & 7

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(16.30 - 16.45)

6.

Management of follow up outpatients across Wales: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(16.45 - 17.00)

7.

Expenditure on agency staff by NHS Wales: Committee Correspondence

PAC(5)-07-19 PTN2 – Letter from the Committee Chair to Dr Dai Lloyd AM, Chair of Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (7 February 2019)

PAC(5)-07-19 PTN3 – Letter from Dr Dai Lloyd AM, Chair of Health, Social Care and Sport Committee to the Committee Chair (12 February 2019)

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 Members noted the correspondence. It was agreed that the Chair would write to Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General HSS/Chief Executive NHS Wales, seeking his views on the Auditor General’s Report together with the expenditure on agency staff reported in the Health Board’s Annual Report and Accounts 2018-19 ,and return to the issue in the autumn term.

 

 

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