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4 Letter from the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services - Update on Perinatal Mental Health
5 Perinatal Mental Health - Follow-up - consideration of the October update from the Welsh Government
5.1 The Committee considered the update from the Minister. It agreed the following:
· to invite the National Clinical Lead to give evidence at a formal committee meeting;
· to invite WHSSC and a representative from Swansea Bay University Health Board and Betsi Cadwaladr University Heath to give evidence at a formal committee meeting;
· to request a Chair’s Plenary statement under Standing Order 12.50 (iv) at an appropriate future date to draw progress to the Assembly’s attention.
6 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - Update on Perinatal Mental Health
3 Letter from the Chair to the Minister for Health and Social Services - Perinatal Mental Health in Wales: follow up scrutiny
4 Letter to Darren Millar AM from the Minister for Health and Social Services - Perinatal mental health in Wales
4 Letter from the Minister for Health and Social Services - additional information following the meeting on 10 January
4 Letter from the Chair to the North Wales Perinatal team following evidence session on 10 January
2 Letter from Chair to the Minister for Health and Social Services - follow-up from scrutiny session on 10 January
2 Letter from the North Wales Perinatal Mental Health Team - follow-up from the scrutiny session with the Minister for Health and Social Services on 10 January
3 Follow- up on the Perinatal Mental Health Committee Report
Vaughan Gething AM, Minister for Health and Social Services
Liz Davies, Senior Medical Officer, Welsh Government
Karen Jewell, Nursing Officer - Women's Reproductive Health, Welsh Government
3.1 The Committee heard evidence from the Minister for Health and Social Services.
3.2 The Minister agreed to provide a note on the following:
· The perinatal mental health data and information collected by Local Health Boards and the Welsh Government;
· The number of women who have been placed due to perinatal mental ill health on an adult psychiatric ward without their child;
· The timescales within which all Local Health Boards will be expected to have signed up to the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ quality standards; and
· Further information on the directory of third sector services and how it is updated.
3.3 The Minister committed to providing:
· at the end of the 2018-19 financial year, a comprehensive outline of the settings in which women have been treated for perinatal mental ill health, including in the community, adult psychiatric wards, and mother and baby units; and
· six monthly updates on progress in relation to the Committee’s recommendations and other developments in perinatal mental health services in Wales.
4 Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Service - Perinatal Mental Health 12 Month update