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Mental Health and Capacity Compliance Committee

The purpose of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board's Mental Health and Capacity Compliance Committee, established in July 2021 following the Board's approval of the Integrated Governance Framework, is to ensure that all the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) are met by the Health Board.

The Health Board’s Mental Health and Capacity Compliance Committee has a very narrow remit. The purpose of the Committee is to consider and monitor the use of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA), Mental Capacity Act 2005 (which includes the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) (MCA) and the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 (the Measure) and provide assurance to the Board.

Governance, leadership, quality and safety matters relating to mental health fall within the remit of the Quality, Safety and Experience Committee. This Committee has continued to meet throughout the period of the pandemic.

Meetings of all the Health Board’s Committees are now taking place virtually. 

The full role of the Committee is detailed in the Terms of Reference 

The  Annual Workplan sets out the Committee's working practices including the requirement for a Cycle of Business (CoB) which is regularly revised.

The Committee provides an annual report of activity to the Board

Committee Chair: Mrs Lucy Reid
Vice Chair : vacancy     
Committee Independent members: Cllr Cheryl Carlisle, Mr John Gallanders
Lead Executive: Miss Teresa Owen, Executive Director of Public Health, Corporate Office

Secretariat: Diane Davies  01248 384911

The agenda including supporting papers and also the approved minutes of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board's Mental Health and Capacity Compliancy Committee Meetings are accessible by clicking on the links below. 

Meeting date

Agenda is published 7 calendar days before the meeting

Unfortunately, BCU Committee meetings are being held via a virtual platform at present due to Covid19 regulations.

Minutes of meetings will be available on the website in due course.

Approved minutes

(as available)

29.4.22 Agenda v2.0  

17.12.21 Agenda

Approved minutes 
24.9.21 Agenda  Approved minutes