National Assembly for Wales

NDM6829 - Opposition Debate

Tabled on 10/10/2018 For debate on 17/10/2018

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Expresses concern at the capacity of the Welsh NHS to meet demand for services throughout the year, not just in the winter months.

2. Notes that year-round pressures hinder the ability of the NHS to provide consistent and equitable access to out-of-hours, critical care and ambulance services.

3. Calls upon the Welsh Government to develop a comprehensive national plan to address pressures on out-of-hours, critical care and ambulance services to ensure that patients receive timely services which meet their needs.

Amendments

NDM6829 - 2 Tabled on 12/10/2018

Add as new point after point 2 and renumber accordingly:

Notes that financial pressures that lead to poorer social care services contribute to increasing pressures on the NHS.

NDM6829 - 2 Tabled on 12/10/2018

In point 3, insert 'social care,' after 'pressures on'.

NDM6829 - 3 Tabled on 12/10/2018

Delete all and replace with:

1. Recognises the work that is being done to build the capacity of the Welsh NHS to meet demand for services throughout the year, not just in the winter months.

2. Notes that year-round pressures need to be recognised and understood to support the ability of the NHS to provide consistent and equitable access to out-of-hours, critical care and ambulance services.

3. Calls upon the Welsh Government to support the implementation of a Healthier Wales to address pressures on out-of-hours, critical care and ambulance services to ensure that patients receive timely services which meet their needs.

A Healthier Wales

 

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