Welsh Affairs - Third Report
Cross-border health arrangements between England and Wales

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 10 March 2015.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Cross-border health services

Primary care

Secondary Care

Tertiary Care

Devolution and policy divergence

Internal Market

Foundation Trusts

'Patient voice' and 'Patient choice'

Waiting time targets

Cancer Drugs Fund

Free Prescriptions

3 Funding and Commissioning

Commissioning arrangements

Structure of the NHS in England

Structure of NHS in Wales

Cross-border Protocol

Compatibility of the Cross Border Protocol and NHS Constitution


Primary services

Secondary and Tertiary services

4 Cross-border problems

Access to Services

Tertiary Services

Information technology compatibility

GP Performers Lists

5 Waiting times

Dealing with different targets

6 Cross-border engagement and coordination

Cross-border patient engagement

Raising awareness

Patient engagement

Engagement between Local Health Board and CCGs

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Summary of public events in Newtown and Hereford

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

Unpublished evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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