The Committee’s original inquiry
The National Assembly for Wales’ undertook a one-day inquiry into stillbirths in Wales during 2012/13.
The terms of reference for the inquiry were to examine the awareness, implementation and effectiveness of current guidance and recommendations across the different sectors with regard to stillbirth prevention, especially in relation to poor fetal growth and reduced fetal movements, and where potential improvements can be made.
The Committee held a public consultation to gather
The Committee’s report
The Committee in February 2013. The Welsh Government in April 2013. The took place in May 2013.
The Committee’s follow-up work
In summer 2014 the Committee agreed to seek an update report from the Minister for Health and Social Services on the progress made to date in implementing the Committee’s recommendations. The Minister for Health and Social Services responded in September 2014.
The states that despite the progress made on the engagement of clinical staff, further work remains to be done to fully implement the Committee’s recommendations. In light of this response the Committee has agreed to return to the subject in order . This follow-up work will be used to consider how effective the Welsh Government has been in addressing the issues identified by the Committee in its report, with a specific focus on the implementation of the Committee’s nine recommendations.
Business type: Committee Inquiry
Status: Consultation in progress
Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/03/2012