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INTRODUCTION

OVERVIEW OF THE STRUCTURE

BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY

Chapter 1 - NHS Constitution

Chapter 2 - Quality Accounts

Chapter 3 - Direct payments

Chapter 4 - Innovation prizes

Part 2

Chapter 2 - NHS and other health appointments: suspension

Part 3

Tobacco

Pharmacy

Adult social care

Disclosure of Information

TERRITORIAL EXTENT: FURTHER INFORMATION

Territorial application: Wales

Territorial application: Scotland

Northern Ireland

COMMENTARY ON CLAUSES

Chapter 1 - NHS Constitution

Clause 3: Availability, review and revision of NHS Constitution

Clause 4: Availability, review and revision of Handbook

Chapter 2 - Quality Accounts

Clause 7: Supplementary provision about the duty

Clause 8: Regulations

Chapter 3 - Direct Payments

Direct Payments for health care

Regulations about direct payments

Direct payments pilot schemes

Arrangements with other bodies relating to direct payments

Jurisdiction of Health Service Commissioner

Detailed explanation of provisions

Clause 10: Jurisdiction of Health Service Commissioner

Clause 11: Direct payments: minor and consequential amendments

Chapter 4: Innovation

PART 2 - POWERS IN RELATION TO HEALTH BODIES

Clauses 13 and 14 and Schedule 2: Trust special administrators: NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts

Application

Appointment

De-authorisation of NHS foundation trusts

Consultation and report

Action by the Secretary of State

Supplementary

Clause 15: Trust Special Administrators: Primary Care Trusts

Appointment

Consultation and report

Action by the Secretary of State

Supplementary

Chapter 2 - NHS and other health appointments: suspension

Schedule 3: NHS and other health appointments: suspension

PART 3 - MISCELLANEOUS

Clause 18: Prohibition of advertising: exclusion for specialist tobacconists

Clause 19: Prohibition of tobacco displays etc.

Clause 20: Power to prohibit or restrict sales from vending machines

Clause 21: Power to prohibit or restrict sales from vending machines: Northern Ireland

Pharmaceutical Services in England

Clause 23: Pharmaceutical needs assessments

Clause 24: New arrangements for entry to pharmaceutical list

Clause 25: Pharmaceutical lists - minor amendment

Clause 26: Breach of terms of arrangements: notices and penalties

Clause 27: LPS schemes: powers of Primary Care Trusts and Strategic Health Authorities

Pharmaceutical services in Wales

Clause 28: Pharmaceutical lists - minor amendment

Clause 29: Breach of terms of arrangements: notices and penalties

Clause 30: LPS schemes: powers of Local Health Boards

Adult social care

Schedule 5: Investigation of complaints about privately arranged or funded adult social care

Section 34A: Interpretation: “adult social care provider” and “adult social care”

Section 34B: Power to investigate and Schedule 5A: Matters not subject to investigation

Section 34C: Who can complain and section 34D: Procedure for making complaints

Section 34E: Matters coming to attention of Local Commissioner

Section 34F: Procedure in respect of investigations

Section 34G: Investigations: further provisions

Section 34H: Statements about investigations

Section 34I: Adverse findings notices

Section 34J: Publication of statements etc. by Local Commissioner

Section 34K: Disclosure of information

Section 34L: Law of defamation

Section 34M: Consultation with other Commissioners

Section 34N: Collaborative working with other Commissioners

Section 34O: Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Information Commissioner and Section 34P: Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Care Quality Commission

Section 34R: Review, recommendations, advice and guidance and Section 34S: Annual reports

Section 34T: Interpretation of Part 3A

Disclosure of Information

PART 4 - GENERAL

Clause 34: Repeals and revocations

Clause 35: Extent

Clause 36: Commencement

PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL COST AND MANPOWER IMPLICATIONS

Quality accounts

Innovation prizes

Trust special administrators for NHS bodies

Tobacco

Pharmaceutical Services (in England and Wales)

Adult social care

SUMMARY OF IMPACT ASSESSMENTS

NHS Constitution

Quality accounts

Direct payments for health care

Innovation prizes

Trust special administrators for NHS Bodies

Suspension of NHS and other health appointments

Tobacco

Pharmacy services in England

Adult social care

Disclosure of information

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Consideration of the European Convention on Human Rights

GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

Abbreviations used in the Notes

 
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