Minute of Proceedings 23 November 2021

Committee for Health

Committee for Health

Minutes of Proceedings

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Meeting Location: Room 30, Parliament Buildings


Colm Gildernew MLA (Chairperson)
Paula Bradshaw MLA
Gerry Carroll MLA
Alan Chambers MLA
Deborah Erskine MLA
Órlaithí Flynn MLA
Colin McGrath MLA

Present by Video or Teleconference:

Pam Cameron MLA (Deputy Chairperson)
Carál Ní Chuilín MLA

In Attendance:

Keith McBride (Clerk)
Ellen Wilson (Clerical Officer)

In Attendance by Video or Teleconference:

Roisin Donnelly (Assistant Clerk)
Deirdre Farry (Assistant Clerk)
Brendan Miskelly (Clerical Supervisor)

The meeting commenced at 12.46 pm in public session.

1.    Apologies


2.    Winter Pressures – Briefing from the Royal College of General Practitioners NI and British Medical Association NI GP Committee

Dr Laurence Dorman, Chairperson, Royal College of General Practitioners NI and   Dr Alan Stout, Chairperson, British Medical Association NI GP Committee, joined the meeting by video-conference at 12.46 pm.

Dr Dorman and Dr Stout briefed the Committee on the impact of winter pressures on the provision of primary care.

A question and answer session followed.

The Chairperson thanked Dr Dorman and Dr Stout for their attendance.

3.    Date, Time and Place of the next meeting

The next meeting of the Committee for Health was scheduled to take place at       9.30 am on Thursday, 25 November 2021.

The meeting was adjourned at 1.55 pm.

Colm Gildernew MLA
Chairperson, Committee for Health