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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Thursday 24 February 2011

 

For other Amendment(s) see the following page(s):

 

Health and Social Care Bill Committee 48-65

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Health and Social Care Bill

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

108

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  9,  at end add ‘and Armed Forces veterans’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

109

 

Clause  11,  page  7,  line  12,  leave out ‘may be prescribed’ and insert ‘set out in the

 

Specialised Services National Definitions Set.’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

110

 

Clause  15,  page  11,  line  38,  at end insert—

 

‘(5)    

The Secretary of State shall issue a report annually to Parliament in respect of

 

directions he has issued to the Board or commissioning consortia.’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

111

 

Clause  19,  page  14,  line  37,  at end insert ‘for approval by Parliament.’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 24 February 2011                  

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Health and Social Care Bill, continued

 
 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

112

 

Clause  19,  page  16,  line  23,  after ‘of’, insert ‘physical and mental’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

113

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

In discharging its duty under subsection (1), the board must make arrangements

 

with a view to securing that it obtains advice from—

 

(a)    

persons with professional expertise in the commissioning of cancer

 

services, and

 

(b)    

persons with professional expertise in the clinical delivery of cancer

 

services.’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

114

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  21,  at end insert ‘including audiology and hearing loss

 

services’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

115

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  27,  at end insert ‘insofar as making such payments does

 

not to any significant extent interfere with the performance by the Board of its functions.’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

116

 

Clause  19,  page  18,  line  21,  after second ‘are’, insert ‘continuously.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

117

 

Clause  19,  page  18,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

ensuring that reasonable adjustments are made so that the views of people

 

with any impairments or disabilities can also be sought in relation to

 

subsections (a) - (c).’.

 

Derek Twigg

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Liz Kendall

 

118

 

Clause  20,  page  23,  line  40,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

Any variations agreed shall be reported to Parliament.’.


 
 

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Health and Social Care Bill, continued

 
 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

119

 

Clause  19,  page  16,  line  39,  leave out ‘autonomy’ and insert ‘cooperation’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

120

 

Clause  19,  page  16,  line  43,  leave out from ‘purposes’ to end of line 2 on page 17

 

and insert ‘must cooperate with other commissioners and providers of health services and

 

local authorities, with respect to their duties under Clause 179 of this Bill.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

121

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  leave out line 3.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

122

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  43,  after ‘with’, insert ‘other consortia and’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

123

 

Clause  19,  page  17,  line  45,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

In exercising its function of arranging for the provision of services for the

 

purposes of the heath service in England, the Board must act with a view to

 

encouraging providers of health services to cooperate with other providers of

 

health services for the purposes of the NHS, commissioning consortia, and local

 

authorities.

 

(1B)    

Where the duty in this section conflicts with the duty to promote autonomy as

 

specified in section 13E, the duty in this section shall be the primary duty.

 

(1C)    

Where the Board, its members, members of its committees or sub-committees, or

 

its employees, are acting in accordance with this duty, they shall not be regarded

 

as preventing, distorting or restricting competition for the purposes of section

 

2(1) of the Competition Act 1998 or Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning

 

of the European Union.

 

(1D)    

If the Board finds that a licensed provider of health services for the purposes of

 

the NHS is failing in its duty to cooperate with other providers of health services

 

for the purposes of the NHS, commissioning consortia, local authorities and the

 

Board, it shall refer the provider to Monitor under its powers under section 82.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

124

 

Clause  22,  page  30,  line  31,  at end insert—


 
 

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Health and Social Care Bill, continued

 
 

‘14NA

    Duties as to integration and collaboration

 

(1)    

Each commissioning consortium must, in the exercise of its functions, cooperate

 

with the NHS Board, other commissioning consortia and local authorities.

 

(2)    

In arranging for the provision of services, each commissioning consortium must

 

act with a view to encouraging providers of health services to cooperate with

 

other providers of health services, commissioning consortia, local authorities and

 

the Board.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

125

 

Clause  54,  page  64,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(ea)    

the need for commissioners of health care services to cooperate with one

 

another with respect to section 72 of the NHS Act 2006 and with

 

providers of health services for the purposes of the NHS to ensure that

 

providers of health services cooperate with other providers of health care

 

services, commissioning consortia, local authorities and the Board,’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

126

 

Clause  82,  page  80,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

If a provider of health services for the purposes of the NHS is referred by the

 

Board with respect to subsection (1D) of section 13J of the NHS Act 2006,

 

Monitor shall investigate with respect to the provider’s licence.’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

127

 

Clause  90,  page  84,  line  26,  at end insert—

 

‘(ca)    

requiring the licence holder to do, or not to do, specified things (or to do,

 

or not to do, specified things in a specified manner) in order to promote

 

cooperation in the provision of health care services for the purposes of

 

the NHS,’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

128

 

Clause  179,  page  152,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

A Health and Wellbeing Board must, for the purposes of advancing the health and

 

wellbeing of the people in its area, ensure that commissioners and providers of

 

health care services for the purposes of the NHS cooperate with other providers

 

of health care services, commissioning consortia, local authorities and the NHS

 

Commissioning Board.

 

(1B)    

If a Health and Wellbeing Board finds that a licensed provider of health services

 

for the purposes of the NHS is failing in its duty to cooperate with other providers

 

of health services for the purposes of the NHS, commissioning consortia, local

 

authorities and the Board, it shall refer the matter to Monitor for consideration.’.


 
 

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Health and Social Care Bill, continued

 
 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

129

 

Clause  8,  page  5,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

‘(ca)    

providing services or facilities designed to promote early diagnosis of

 

cancer;’.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

130

 

Clause  8,  page  5,  leave out lines 17 and 18.

 

Emily Thornberry

 

Derek Twigg

 

Liz Kendall

 

131

 

Clause  8,  page  5,  line  20,  after ‘their’, insert ‘employment’.