Consultation on changes to Community Health Councils in Wales

Welsh Government are consulting on proposed changes to Community Health Councils (CHCs) in Wales.

The purpose of this consultation is to seek your views on changes to the Regulations which will:

• Strengthen the leadership role of the CHC Board
• Make the appointment of the Chair of the CHC Board subject to the principles laid down by the Commissioner for Public Appointments
• Create two new non-executive roles for the CHC Board
• Promote more consistency and effectiveness in the way CHCs carry out their work
• Provide a clearer framework for the performance of CHCs and their members
• Provide more flexibility for the administrative arrangements and management of CHCs.

The consultation documents, including an Easy Read version, and details of how to respond are available on the Welsh Government website.

Deadline for responses: 09/01/2015