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Senedd Health and Social Care Committee: Priorities for the Sixth Senedd

Consultation opens
30 July - 17 September 2021
Deadline to submit comments to Together for Short Lives
10 September 2021
Deadline to submit comments to Senedd Health and Social Care Committee
17 September 2021

The Health and Social Care Committee has been set up by the Senedd to look at policy and legislation, and to hold the Welsh Government to account on specific issues.

This includes the physical, mental and public health and well-being of the people of Wales, including the social care system.

During autumn 2021, the Committee will be considering its strategic approach and forward work programme.

The initial priorities for the Sixth Senedd identified by the Committee

o Public health and prevention

o The health and social care workforce, including organisational culture and staff wellbeing

o Access to mental health services

o Evidence based innovation in health and social care

o Support and services for unpaid carers

o Access to COVID and non-COVID rehabilitation services

o Access to services for long-term chronic conditions, including musculoskeletal conditions

The Committee is inviting opinions on what other key priorities the Committee should consider during the Sixth Senedd in relation to: health services, social care and carers, and COVID recovery.

Find out more on the consultation here.

Please email any comments you would like to raise in response to the consultation to by Friday 10 September.

Informing our consultation responses