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Health Advisory Committees

Advising the Welsh Government on health issues relating to the healthcare professions in Wales.

There are several committees that advise the Welsh Government on matters relating to health and the healthcare professions. The following are recognised by the Welsh Government, in pursuance of section 190 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006, as statutory advisory committees:

  • Welsh Dental Committee
  • Welsh Medical Committee
  • Welsh Nursing and Midwifery Committee
  • Welsh Optometric Committee
  • Welsh Pharmaceutical Committee
  • Welsh Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Welsh Therapies Advisory Committee.

There are also 4 non-statutory committees: 

  • Health Protection 
  • National Joint Professional Advisory 
  • Welsh Medical and Dental Academic Advisory Board
  • Wales Screening Committee