The Council of Deans of Health Wales/ Cyngor Deoniaid lechyd Cymru replaces the former Cyngor group. An inaugural meeting took place on 4 July in Cardiff.
CoDH Wales Chair, Professor Ceri Phillips said:
“The launch of CoDH Wales demonstrates the commitment from health academics in Wales and the CoDH to education and research for nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions in Wales. The new group is a positive development that will help strengthen the sector’s voice in Wales and beyond, at a time of significant change in the Welsh higher education landscape.
We will be fully engaging with our partners in Wales to ensure that our respective agendas are aligned in advancing the education and development opportunities for our professions.”
Professor Brian Webster-Henderson, Chair of the Council of Deans of Health added:
“I am delighted at the launch of CoDH Wales and look forward to working closely with colleagues in Wales. We are committed as an organisation to being UK focused and the effective delivery of our new strategy depends entirely in enhancing membership engagement. CoDH Wales means we are now even better placed to assist our Welsh member universities and work with our stakeholders in Wales.”