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P-04-668 Support Yearly Screening for Ovarian Cancer (CA125 blood test)

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: 29/03/2017 - Plenary (Item 6)

Debate on the Petitions Committee Report on a Petition on Ovarian Cancer

NDM6276 Mike Hedges (Swansea East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes Petitions Committee report on the petition, 'Support Yearly Screening for Ovarian Cancer', which was laid in the Table Office on 9 February 2017.

Note: The Welsh Government's response to the report was laid in the Table Office on 22 March 2017.

Minutes:

The item started at 17.02

NDM6276 Mike Hedges (Swansea East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes Petitions Committee report on the petition, 'Support Yearly Screening for Ovarian Cancer', which was laid in the Table Office on 9 February 2017.

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.


Meeting: 17/01/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

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Supporting documents:


Meeting: 29/11/2016 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

5 P-04-668 Support Yearly Screening for Ovarian Cancer (CA125 blood test) - Private Discussion under 17.42 (vi)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to draw together the history of the Committee’s consideration of the issue and report to the Assembly before closing the petition.

 


Meeting: 27/09/2016 - Petitions Committee (Item 4)

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Rebecca Evans – Minister for Social Services and Public Health

Irfon Rees, Deputy Director, Public Health

Dr Rosemary Fox, Welsh Government

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Minister answered questions from the Committee.

 

The Minister undertook to write to the Committee with:

·         further information about the percentage of false positive results returned from the CA125 blood test;

·         the cost of the awareness raising campaign for ovarian cancer run by Velindre in March 2016: and

·         further information about the cost of administering an individual CA125 test.

 

 

 

 


Meeting: 13/09/2016 - Petitions Committee (Item 4)

4 P-04-668 Support Yearly Screening for Ovarian Cancer (CA125 blood test)

Petitioner – Margaret Hutcheson

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The petitioner answered questions from the Committee. 

 

The Chair noted that the Minister for Social Services and Public Health was scheduled to attend Committee on 27 September and the Committee agreed to write to her to seek further details on the estimated cost for introducing screening for ovarian cancer in Wales using the CA125 blood test.


Meeting: 12/07/2016 - Petitions Committee (Item 4)

4 P-04-668 Support Yearly Screening for Ovarian Cancer (CA125 blood test)

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition from the then Minister for Health and Social Services and the petitioner and agreed to carry out a short piece of work on the issues raised and to ask the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport and the petitioner to attend Committee in the Autumn term.


Meeting: 02/02/2016 - Petitions Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

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Supporting documents:

Minutes:

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

·         Write to the Minister for Health and Social Services seeking his views on the petitioner’s detailed questions and in particular, why immediate steps are not being taken to introduce screening, given that the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS) has shown that an annual blood test may help reduce the number of women dying from ovarian cancer by around 20%; and

·         Recommend to the incoming Committee that they consider undertaking a short piece of work on the issue.


 

 

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