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Agenda and minutes

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Items
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Transcript

(09.15 - 10.00)

1.

Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill: consideration of key issues

Minutes:

1.1 The Committee considered the key issues that have arisen during its consideration of the general principles of the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill.

2.

Introductions, apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

2.1 No apologies were received.

2.2 For the item relating to the Safe Nurse Staffing Levels (Wales) Bill, Peter Black substituted for Kirsty Williams.

(10.00 - 11.15)

3.

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: evidence session 1

Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services, Member in charge

David Pritchard, Head of Regulation and Workforce Development

Kate Johnson, Lawyer

Mari Williams, Lawyer

 

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill

Explanatory Memorandum

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 The Minister responded to questions from Members.

3.2 The Minister agreed to provide:

·         a note on any financial assessment, beyond that set out in the Explanatory Memorandum, that has been made in relation to whether to require the registration of domiciliary care workers and adult care home workers;

·         an outline of the information that is expected to be included in the local market stability reports that local authorities will be required to prepare and publish under section 144B of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (to be inserted by section 55 of the Bill);

·         an indication of the expected timescales for publication of draft regulations under section 60(6) and (7) relating to Ministers’ ability under section 60 to assess the financial sustainability of a service provider.

(11.15)

4.

Papers to note

(11.15)

4.1

Minutes of the meeting on 11 March 2015

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.1a The Committee noted the minutes of the meeting held on 11 March.

(11.15)

4.2

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.2a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services.

(11.15)

4.3

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: correspondence from the Children, Young People and Education Committee

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.3a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

(11.15)

4.4

Inquiry into the GP workforce in Wales: correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

4.4a The Committee noted the correspondence from the Minister for Health and Social Services.

(11.15)

5.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42(vi) to resolve to exclude the public from the remainder of the meeting and for item 1 of the meeting on 23 April 2015

Minutes:

5.1 The motion was agreed.

(11.15 - 11.30)

6.

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill: consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

6.1 The Committee considered the evidence received.

6.2 The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Health and Social Services to seek additional information in relation to the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill.

(11.30 - 11.45)

7.

Inquiry into the performance of Ambulance Services in Wales: consideration of draft letter

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee considered and agreed a draft letter to the Deputy Minister for Health, subject to minor amendments.

 

 

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