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National Projects

Working together, the Board and CHCs highlight issues that do or will impact on people’s experiences across Wales. We draw on our local knowledge to shape the national agenda and challenge policy makers and those who deliver our services to do better.

We do more than offer responses on issues raised by others; we set out the case for change on those issues that matter most for patients and the public; describing where improvements are needed and holding the NHS in Wales to account on its performance.

Working through the Board of Community Health Councils in Wales, in 2019-2020 the 7 CHCs in Wales worked on 4 national projects.

We wanted to hear what people had to say across Wales about the NHS in some key areas:

  • GP Out of Hours
  • Eye care services in Wales
  • Orthodontics
  • Time to go home?

CHCs also kept a close eye on the progress being made in response to the projects carried out in the previous year.


Hywel Dda Community Health Council, Suite 5,1st Floor, Ty Myrddin, Carmarthen, SA31 1LP. 
Phone: 01646 697610 Email: hyweldda@waleschc.org.uk

Hywel Dda Community Health Council welcomes correspondence in Welsh, and that corresponding in Welsh will not lead to delay