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

Extract of Minutes of Proceedings, Thursday 26 November 2020

Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings


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

In Attendance:

Ms Éilis Haughey (Clerk)
Mr Brendan Miskelly (Clerical Officer)

*These Members attended the meeting via video-conference. The meeting commenced at 9.32 am in public session.

The meeting was suspended at 1.28 pm and resumed at 2.22 pm in Room 21 in closed session.


Mr Colm Gildernew (Chairperson)
Ms Pam Cameron MLA (Deputy Chairperson)*
Mr Gerry Carroll MLA
Mr Pat Sheehan MLA

*Ms Cameron attended the meeting via video-conference.


1. Committee Inquiry: Impact of COVID-19 on Care Homes: consideration of evidence

The Committee continued its consideration of the evidence it had received in relation to the Inquiry into the impact of COVID-19 on care homes and discussed possible findings and recommendations.

The Chairperson advised that a draft inquiry report would be prepared for consideration by the Committee.



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