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P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 23/02/2016 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Chief Medical Officer and agreed, given the involvement of the petitioner in the development of updated guidance on the issue and that the petition has helped in ensuring that the very difficult and sensitive matters raised by the petitioner are being addressed, to close the petition.


Meeting: 20/10/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed:

  • to seek comments from the petitioner drawing her attention in particular to the offer to share with her the content of the final draft of the joint Maternity and Neonatal document providing guidance to Health Professionals, prior to it going to the Neonatal Steering Group in November; and
  • for assurances from the CMO that she will be able to have an input into the draft.

 


Meeting: 17/09/2015 - Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 8)

8 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive: correspondence from the Chief Medical Officer

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Minutes:

8.9a The Committee noted the correspondence.


Meeting: 01/07/2015 - Health and Social Care Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive: correspondence from the Chief Medical Officer

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Minutes:

3.5a The Committee noted the correspondence and welcomed the progress made to date. The Committee agreed to write to the Chief Medical Officer to:

·         ask to be kept informed about any further progress with the clinical consensus document being developed by the All Wales Neonatal Network Management Group and the All Wales Maternity Network; and

·         seek further information about the timescales for the work that is underway by the Maternity Group and Neonatal Network to develop care pathways for parents and babies, including the provision of palliative and bereavement care.


Meeting: 16/06/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition and agreed to await the response to the Health Committee’s letter to the Chief Medical Officer. 

 


Meeting: 10/03/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to ask:

 

  • both the Minister for Health and Social Services and the Health Board to provide an update on work in hand to ensure that lessons are learned from this case for the future;
  • the Health and Social Care Committee to consider whether an inquiry into the current guidelines for resuscitation of children born prematurely is needed; and
  • the petitioner to ask whether there is a formal record of the meeting that took place with the Advisor for Maternal and Child Health and whether she would be prepared to share that with the Committee.

 

 

 


Meeting: 24/02/2015 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to seek the petitioner’s further views following her meeting with government officials which had been due to be held on 18 February.


Meeting: 25/11/2014 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 P-04-603 Helping Babies Born at 22 Weeks to Survive

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition for the first time and agreed to:

 

  • write to the Minister seeking his views on the petitioner’s comments about the basis of her petition and, specifically, for his views on whether medical assistance should be given to babies born alive and breathing; and
  • request a research brief comparing how the issues are dealt with in Wales and the other nations of the UK.  

 


 

 

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