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P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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: 12/02/2019 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

5 Draft Report - P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed to publish the draft report.


Meeting: 25/09/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services and the petitioner and agreed to produce a report on the petition for the Committee’s consideration.

 


Meeting: 05/06/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 6)

6 Consideration of draft letter- P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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Minutes:

Due to time constraints the Committee agreed to consider the letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services outside of the meeting. 


Meeting: 01/05/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the evidence received to date and agreed to:

·         write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services to ask when the Substance Misuse Treatment Framework is expected to be published; and

·         prepare a draft letter to the Cabinet Secretary, outlining the evidence received together with any recommendations which the Committee might wish to make.


Meeting: 14/02/2018 - Health, Social Care and Sport Committee (Item 4)

4 P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support - letter from the Petitions Committee

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Minutes:

4.2a The Committee noted the letter from the Petitions Committee regarding Petition P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal.


Meeting: 23/01/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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Minutes:

The Committee considered correspondence on the petition and agreed to:

  • invite individuals affected by this issue, health boards, the British Medical Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society to provide further written evidence on the issues raised by the petition; and
  • write to the Health and Social Care Committee to ask whether it has considered these issues in recent work, or intends to in forthcoming inquiries.

 


Meeting: 05/12/2017 - Petitions Committee (Item 2)

2 P-05-784 Prescription drug dependence and withdrawal - recognition and support

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services to share the information provided by the petitioner and to ask for his views in response, including on:

  • whether antidepressants should be added to the list of drugs targeted for reduction by the All Wales Medicines Strategy Group; and

o   whether patients across Wales should have access to a Prescribed Medication Support Service.


 

 

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