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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 3 - Senedd. View directions

Contact: Fay Bowen 

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Transcript: Transcript for 04/02/2019 - Public Accounts Committee

Items
Note No. Item

(13.30)

1.

Introductions, apologies, substitutions and declarations of interest

Minutes:

1.1 The Chair welcomed Members to the Committee.

(13.30 - 13.35)

2.

Paper(s) to note

Minutes:

2.1 The papers were noted.

2.1

Medicines Management: Letter from the Welsh Government (17 January 2019)

Supporting documents:

(13.35 - 15.05)

3.

Governance Review of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board: Lessons Learnt: Evidence Session with North Wales Community Health Council

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-03-19 Paper 1 – North Wales Community Health Council – Comments on the Public Accounts Committee report “Wider issues emanating from the governance review of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - February 2016”

PAC(5)-03-19 Paper 2 - North Wales Community Health Council – Briefing Pack

 

Geoff Ryall-Harvey, Chief Officer, North Wales Community Health Council

Mark Thornton - Chair of the North Wales Community Health Council

Garth Higginbotham - Vice-Chair of the North Wales Community Health Council

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

3.1 Members received evidence from Geoff Ryall-Harvey, Chief Officer; Mark Thornton, Chair, and Garth Higginbotham, Vice-Chair, of the North Wales Community Health Council as part of their inquiry into Lessons learnt from the Governance Review of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

3.2 Geoff Ryall-Harvey agreed to send further information on:

· Programme of visits to mental health facilities since May 2017 along with any relevant reports;

· Data relating to numbers of agency staff employed in BCUHB mental health services; and

· A copy of the CHC’s Our Lives on Hold Report.

(15.05)

4.

Motion under Standing Order 17.42 to resolve to exclude the public from the meeting for the following business:

Items 5, 6, 7 8 & 9

Minutes:

4.1 The motion was agreed.

(15.05-15.25)

5.

Governance Arrangements at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board: Lessons Learnt: Consideration of evidence received

Minutes:

5.1 Members considered the evidence received.

(15.25 - 15.40)

6.

Primary care out-of-hours service: Feedback from Member's Engagement with Out-of-Hours Services

Minutes:

6.1 Members discussed their recent visits to Out-of-Hours Services.

(15.40 - 16.15)

7.

Scrutiny of Accounts 2017-18: Consideration of the draft Report

PAC(5)-03-19 Paper 3 – Draft Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the final chapters of the draft report and noted that a revised version would be scheduled for further consideration at Committee on 11 February.

(16.15 - 16.30)

8.

The Welsh Government’s youth discounted bus fare scheme – MyTravelPass: Auditor General for Wales' Report

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-03-19 Paper 4 – Auditor General for Wales Report

PAC(5)-03-19 Paper 5 – Welsh Government response

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

8.1 Members discussed the Auditor General’s report and the Welsh Government’s response, and agreed to hold an evidence session with the Welsh Government.

(16.30 -16.45)

9.

Expenditure on agency staff by NHS Wales: Auditor General for Wales' Report

Research Briefing

PAC(5)-03-19 Paper 6 – Auditor General for Wales Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

9.1 Members discussed the Auditor General’s report and noted that the Health, Social Care and Sports Committee were going to look at agency staff costs as part of their scrutiny of all health boards over the next year. Members agreed to keep a watching brief on this issue.

 

 

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