Committee for Health - Inquiry into COVID-19 and its impact on Care Homes

Extract of Minutes of Proceedings, Thursday 22 October 2020 - Independent Health and Care Providers

Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings


Mr Colm Gildernew (Chairperson)
Ms Pam Cameron MLA (Deputy Chairperson)*
Ms Paula Bradshaw MLA*
Mr Gerry Carroll MLA
Mr Alan Chambers MLA*
Mr Alex Easton MLA
Ms Órlaithí Flynn MLA*
Mr Colin McGrath MLA*
Mr Pat Sheehan MLA

In Attendance:

Ms Éilis Haughey (Clerk)
Ms Jean Barkley (Assistant Assembly Clerk)
Mr Jonathan Lamont (Clerical Supervisor)

*These Members attended the meeting via video-conference.

The meeting commenced at 9.33 am in public session.


5. Committee Inquiry: COVID-19 and its impact of Care Homes – Briefing from Independent Health and Care Providers

Ms Pauline Shepherd, Chief Executive, Independent Health and Care Providers, joined the meeting by video-conference at 9.37 am.

Ms Shepherd briefed the Committee on the Independent Health and Care Providers' submission to the Committee's Inquiry.

Mr Alan Chambers joined the meeting at 9.42 am.

The briefing was followed by a question and answer session.

The Chairperson thanked Ms Shepherd for her attendance.

The briefing session was reported by Hansard.



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