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Transcript: Transcript for 30/09/2020 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(09.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the meeting.

(09.30-10.50)

2.

Evidence session with the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services and the Director General for Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales regarding: (i) proposals for a new Velindre cancer centre; (ii) the LCM for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill; and (iii) the Committee's inquiry into Covid-19

Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales – Welsh Government

Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer – Welsh Government

Albert Heaney, Deputy Director General, Health and Social Services Group Welsh Government

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director of Mental Health, Vulnerable Groups and NHS Governance – Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services and the Director General for Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales.

2.2 With the Chair’s agreement, the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services joined the evidence session after the discussion on the proposed new Velindre Cancer Centre.

2.3 The Minister for Health and Social Services agreed to share a copy of the letter received from Lord Bethell, Leader of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill with the Committee.

2.4. The Committee experienced technical difficulties and briefly paused proceedings.

(11.00-12.10)

3.

Evidence session with the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services and the Director General for Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales regarding: (i) proposals for a new Velindre cancer centre; (ii) the LCM for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill; and (iii) the Committee's inquiry into Covid-19 (continued)

Vaughan Gething MS, Minister for Health and Social Services

Julie Morgan MS, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General of Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales

Dr Frank Atherton, Chief Medical Officer – Welsh Government

Albert Heaney, Deputy Director General, Health and Social Services Group Welsh Government

Jo-Anne Daniels, Director of Mental Health, Vulnerable Groups and NHS Governance – Welsh Government

Minutes:

3.1 The Committee continued its evidence session with the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services and the Director General for Health and Social Services and the NHS Wales Chief Executive.

(12.10)

4.

Paper(s) to note

4.1

Letter from the Chair to Judith Paget, Chief Executive, Aneurin Bevan UHB regarding rest facilities at the Grange University Hospital

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1 The Committee noted the letter.

4.2

Letter from Chair, Petitions Committee regarding the proposed new Velindre Cancer Centre

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2 The Committee noted the letter and agreed to respond.

(12.10)

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 (ix) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of this meeting

Minutes:

5.1 The Committee agreed the Motion to exclude the public from the remainder of today’s meeting.

(12.10-12.30)

6.

Consideration of evidence

Minutes:

6.1 In relation to the Velindre Cancer Centre, the Committee agreed to await the findings of the Nuffield Trust. 

6.2. In relation to the LCM, the Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services asking him to outline his remaining concerns.

6.3 The Committee discussed the evidence received and agreed to write to the Minister and Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services with questions that Members were unable to ask during the meeting due to time constraints.

 

 

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