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NDM6348 - Debate by Individual Members under Standing Order 11.21(iv)


David Melding (South Wales Central)

Dai Lloyd (South Wales West)

Caroline Jones (South Wales West)

Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)

Julie Morgan (Cardiff North)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes that Wales is the only home nation without a specialist paediatric rheumatology centre.

2. Notes that there are an estimated 400 children in South Wales alone that are suffering with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

3. Recognises the need for a multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology centre in Wales.

4. Notes that the Welsh Health Specialist Services Committee is undertaking a comprehensive review of paediatric specialised services in Wales.

5. Calls on the Welsh Government to support calls from Arthritis Care, the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society and the British Society for Rheumatology for the creation of a fully dedicated multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology centre in Wales.

Supported by:

Nick Ramsay (Monmouth)

Angela Burns (Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire)

Darren Millar (Clwyd West)

Hefin David (Caerphilly)

Business type: Debate

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 06/07/2017

Decision due: 12 Jul 2017 by Plenary



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