Amendments proposed to the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill - continued House of Commons

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Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

422

Clause     99,     page     39,     line     11,     leave out 'and'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

423

Clause     99,     page     39,     line     12,     at end insert 'and

    (d)   any non-NHS health care provided by an NHS or non-NHS body or person regulated under Part 2 of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002'.

   

Mr John Hutton

326

Clause     99,     page     39,     line     22,     at end add—

    '(4)   In relation to any period after the coming into force of this subsection but before the coming into force of sections 76 and 77, the functions of the National Care Standards Commission under Part 3 of that Act are transferred to the CSCI.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

375

Clause     100,     page     40,     line     9,     at end insert 'and the need to safeguard and promote the rights and welfare of vulnerable adults.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

376

Clause     101,     page     40,     line     41,     at end insert 'and the need to safeguard and promote the rights and welfare of vulnerable adults.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

327

Clause     103,     page     42,     line     14,     leave out '2(4)' and insert '2(5)'.


   

Mr John Hutton

506

Clause     105,     page     42,     line     34,     after 'including' insert 'medical and other'.

   

Mr John Hutton

507

Clause     105,     page     42,     line     39,     after 'including' insert 'medical and other'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

382

Clause     107,     page     43,     line     15,     at end add—

    '(2)   In exercise of its functions by virtue of this section CSCI—

      (a) shall prepare a report on the discharge by the school or college of relevant functions;

      (b) shall without delay send a copy of the report to the school or college;

      (c) shall make copies of any report prepared in accordance with paragraph (a) available for inspection at its offices by any person at any reasonable time; and may take any other steps for publicising a report which it considered appropriate; and

      (d) Any person who asks the CSCI for a copy of the report shall be entitled to have one on payment of a reasonable fee determined by the CSCI; but nothing in this paragraph prevents the CSCI from providing a copy free of charge when it considers it appropriate to do so.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

490

Clause     109,     page     43,     line     28,     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   Complaints under this Act may be made by an individual or a body of persons, whether incorporated or not.

    (1A)   A complaint may be submitted in respect of—

      (a) the exercise by an NHS body of any of its functions,

      (b) the provision by any person of health care for which the body is responsible,

      (c) the provision of services by the body or any other person in pursuance of arrangements made by the body under section 31 of the Health Act 1999 in relation to the exercise of the health-related functions of a local authority.

    (1B)   A complaint may be initiated by—

      (a) the person aggrieved,

      (b) his personal representative,

      (c) a member of his family,

      (d) an independent advocate, or

      (e) some body or individual suitable to represent him.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

486

Clause     109,     page     43,     line     28,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

482

Clause     109,     page     43,     line     38,     leave out 'may in particular make' and insert 'shall make further'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

487

Clause     109,     page     43,     line     38,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

483

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     1,     leave out paragraph (a).

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

424

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     3,     at end insert ', including timescales for completion of each stage'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

484

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     9,     at end insert—

      '(h) for a specific complaint and redress procedure for challenging the refusal of NHS-funded continuing care'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

485

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     10,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

425

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     12,     leave out 'and within the prescribed period'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

488

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     20,     leave out paragraph (d).

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

426

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(e)   primary care practices providing NHS services under contract, and other private providers treating patients under contract with an NHS body'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

427

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     20,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The provision that may be made under subsection (2)(f) includes the provision for a report about a complaint to recommend the making of an ex-gratia payment in respect of injuries sustained, loss of earnings or expenses incurred as a consequence of the incident or incidents complained about.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

489

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     30,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Paul Burstow
Mrs Patsy Calton

428

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(6A)    Provision under subsection (2)(g) will include provision for a complaint to be referred to either the CHAI or the Health Service Commissioner if the complaints procedure has not been completed at the relevant stage within a reasonable timeframe.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

491

Clause     109,     page     44,     line     42,     at end insert—

    '(8A)   Regulations under this section shall include provisions for the right to an oral hearing with the investigating officers of the relevant body where appropriate.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

492

Clause     111,     page     46,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '( )   for circumstances in which a complaint may be considered, including—

      (i) the breach of any duty under Part IV of the Care Standards Act 2000, and

      (ii) the breach of any duty to provide services under Part III of the Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19).'.

   

Sir George Young

525

*Clause     111,     page     46,     line     44,     leave out subsection (5).


   

Mr John Hutton

328

Clause     116,     page     50,     line     22,     leave out 'Each of' and insert 'The'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

493

Clause     116,     page     50,     line     26,     at end add—

    '(5)   Regulations may make further provision—

      (a) for prescribed functions of the CSCI to be exercised by CHAI on behalf of the CSCI;

      (b) for prescribed functions of the CHAI, so far as exercisable in relation to England, to be exercised by the CSCI on behalf of the CHAI.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

450

Clause     117,     page     50,     line     32,     after 'body', insert , or to any health care provided by or for an NHS body,'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

373

Clause     117,     page     51,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Where a review or study is conducted under this section the CSCI and CHAI shall send a copy of any such joint report to the Comptroller and Auditor General.

    (5B)   The CSCI and CHAI must, on request, provide the Comptroller and Auditor General with all material relevant to a review or investigation under this section.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Evan Harris
Mrs Patsy Calton

494

Clause     118,     page     51,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   If requested to do so by the Audit Commission in any particular case, the CHAI or CSCI may assist the Audit Commission in the exercise of its functions under section 33(1) of the Audit Commission Act 1998.'.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Chris Grayling
Mrs Cheryl Gillan

473

Clause     119,     page     51,     line     23,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.


   

Mr John Hutton

329

Clause     127,     page     55,     line     22,     after 'documents', insert 'or records'.



 
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