Consultants Committee Wales

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Welsh Consultants Committee (WCC)

The Welsh consultants committee (WCC) is a standing committee of the BMA and represents all consultants working in Wales. Its remit is to consider all matters affecting those who are engaged in medical consultant practice in Wales. Find out all about us here.

WCC also makes representation to the Welsh Government and keeps the CC informed as to the hospital service in Wales and liaises, collaborates and co-ordinates with them on UK matters.

Committee representatives


  • WCC acting chair - Dr Sarah Hunt

View full list of the 2019-20 membership



Joint Welsh consultants contract committee (JWCCC)

The JWCCC is the WCC's only subcommittee and it negotiates with the Welsh Government and employing NHS organisations in Wales to review the amendment to the national consultant contract in Wales and its implementation.



We meet four times a year to discuss the latest issues affecting consultant doctors in Wales. 

Who can come

These meetings are open to members of the Welsh consultants committee only. Travel expenses to and from meetings can be claimed.

Next dates

  • Thursday 16 May 2019
  • Thursday 26 Sept 2019
  • Monday 2 Dec 2019
  • Weds 5 Feb 2020
  • Thurs 14 May 2020

Meetings are held at BMA Cymru Wales Office, 5th Floor, 2 Caspian Point, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff and will usually commence at 10.30am and finish by 4.30pm.

More information

For more information email [email protected] or call 02920 474604.

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Our priorities


WCC’s clear position that the current Welsh consultant contract remains fit for purpose.  Welsh Government ministers are maintaining their position that they would ‘consider’ the implications for Wales should a new contract be implemented in England.

View details of the consultant contract in Wales



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