Wales Policy

Wales Policy

Policy and campaigns: Wales

Read information about our work in Wales.

See also the RCSLT Policy Twitter handle @rcsltpolicy.

Senedd Cymru / Welsh Parliament election 2021

The RCSLT Wales team have been working hard to raise awareness of the needs of people with speech, language and communication needs and swallowing difficulties. The team have also made Welsh parliamentary candidates aware of the role of the speech and language therapy profession in helping to improve the lives of individuals with these difficulties.

Read our Manifesto for the 2021 Assembly Elections (PDF)

To find out more, email caroline.walters@rcslt.org

Publications

The Voice Foundation Newsletter is a quarterly publication for anyone interested in learning more about vocal health.

COVID-19

Briefings

RCSLT Wales Statement on the Welsh Government announcement on additional funding for early years speech, language and communication support, July 2021

RCSLT Wales Statement on the Welsh Government announcement on additional funding for early years speech, language and communication support (Cymraeg), July 2021

Briefing on Welsh Government Programme for Government, June 2021 (Word)

Briefing Welsh Government plans for recovery of health and social care, April 2021 (Word)

Briefing on Welsh Government National Clinical Framework- A Learning Health and Social Care System, April 2021 (Word)

Briefing on Additional Learning Needs Legislation — stage 2, October 2017 (Word)

SEN reform, October 2017

Briefing on Additional Learning Needs Legislation, August 2017 (Word)

Consultation responses

Welsh Government

National Assembly for Wales

Health, Social Care and Sport committee

Children, Young People and Education Committee

Equalities, local government and communities committee

Campaigns

  • Giving Voice aims to ‘give voice’ to people with speech, language and communication needs, in order to ensure their needs, and those of their carers and families, are met.  We equip our members with the means to demonstrate how speech and language therapy makes a difference to individuals and local society, while RCSLT officers work to engage decision makers and the media at a national level.
  • Improvements in stroke care
  • Dementia

Contact us: 2nd Floor, Transport House, 1 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9SB

Telephone us: 029 2039 7729

Email us: wales@rcslt.org.uk

Early language infographics

Proposed changes for Wales

Read some resources to support you in responding to any proposed changes to your service’s structures and priorities.

Nation specific resources

Wales

Who should I try to influence in Wales?

External stakeholders in Wales you can seek to influence include:

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