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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Tuesday 6 January 2015

 

Consideration of Bill


 

Health and Social Care (Safety and Quality) Bill, As Amended


 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC1

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Oversight role of the National Data Guardian

 

(1)    

The Secretary of State shall within 30 days of this Act coming into force

 

commence a consultation process on the role of a statutory National Data

 

Guardian. The consultation process must—

 

(a)    

include reference to the overarching aims, objectives and role of the

 

National Data Guardian, including oversight of data sharing as set out in

 

this Act; and

 

(b)    

last a minimum of 61 days.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State shall publish a report following the consultation process

 

and shall lay the Report before each House of Parliament.”

 

Sir William Cash

 

NC2

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Care and Quality Commission reviews and performance assesments

 

(1)    

Section 46 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (health and adult social care

 

services: reviews and performance assessments) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

For subsection (3) substitute—

 

“The assessment of the performance of a registered service provider is to be by

 

reference to whatever indicators of quality the Commission devises, but must

 

include indicators of the safety of health and social care services.”

 

Sir William Cash

 

NC3

 

To move the following Clause


 
 

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, continued

 
 

         

“Care and Quality Commission annual State of Care Report

 

(1)    

Section 83 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (health and adult social

 

services: reports for each financial year etc.) is amended as follows.

 

(2)    

After subsection (2) insert—

 

“(2AA)    

The reports under subsection 1(b), (c), and (d) must, in particular, cover

 

the safety of health and adult social care services in Engalnd.”

 

Sir William Cash

 

NC4

 

To move the following Clause

 

         

“Doctors’ language skills

 

The Secretary of State shall by order make regulations enabling the General

 

Medical Council to ensure that all doctors holding a licence to practise medicine

 

in the UK have appropriate language skills to communicate effectively with their

 

colleagues and patients.”

 


 
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