Follow-up on winter preparedness 2018
The Committee scrutinised NHS bodies and the ADSS on their response to last winter’s pressures and their preparations for this coming winter on 19 July 2018.
Inquiry into winter preparedness 2016-17
Winter is always a busy time for health and social services. Building on the work done during the Fourth Assembly, the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee looked at the winter preparedness of health and social care services in Wales.
Terms of reference for the inquiry
In seeking assurance that the Welsh NHS is equipped to deal with pressures on unscheduled care services during the coming winter, the Committee’s inquiry considered:
The terms of reference included a focus on patient flow (including primary care out of hours, emergency ambulance services, emergency departments, and delayed transfers of care).
The Committee consulted on this topic. The responses have been published.
Welsh Government Response – January 2017 (PDF 582KB)
The Plenary debate on the Committee’s report took place on 1 February 2017.
Reason considered: Assembly Business;
Type: For information
First published: 03/08/2016