Amendments proposed to the Health and Social Care Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

88

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     27,     at end insert 'following consultation with Community Health Councils, patients' and carers' organisations and the wider community'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

57

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     28,     leave out from 'The' to end and insert 'guidance may include—'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

89

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     28,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr John Denham

199

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     36,     at end insert 'or by a joint committee appointed with another Forum'.

   

Mr John Denham

200

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     37,     leave out 'of a Patients' Forum' and insert 'or joint committee'.

   

Mr John Denham

201

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     38,     at end insert 'or Forums concerned'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Philip Hammond

256

Clause     13,     page     9,     line     39,     leave out from beginning to end of line 4 on page 10.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

58

Clause     13,     page     9,     leave out lines 39 and 40.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

59

Clause     13,     page     10,     leave out lines 1 to 7.

   

Mr John Denham

202

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     2,     after second 'Forum' insert 'or a joint committee of two or more Forums'.

   

Mr John Denham

203

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     4,     at end insert—

    '(ia) the inclusion of annual accounts of a Patients' Forum in those of a Health Authority;'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

60

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     5,     leave out 'trust' and insert 'trusts'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

90

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     6,     after 'established,' insert 'the Health Authority, and the overview and scrutiny committee,'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

91

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     11,     after 'Authorities', insert 'and overview and scrutiny committees'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

92

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(n) scrutiny by Patients' Forums of health services provided in the locality under arrangements under regulations under section 31 of the Health Act 1999.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

61

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     12,     at end insert—

    '(2A) The Secretary of State may by regulation make provision for—

    (a) the funding of Patients' Forums and the provision of premises, other facilities and staff;

    (b) the payment of travelling and other allowances to members of a Patients' Forum or of a committee of a Forum (including attendance allowances or compensation for loss of remunerative time);

    (c) the provision of information to a Patients' Forum by the trust for which it is established, including descriptions of information which are or are not to be provided.'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Philip Hammond

257

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     13,     at end insert 'represent the population in the area served by the NHS trust or Primary Care Trust for which it is established and'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

93

Clause     13,     page     10,     leave out lines 14 to 24 and insert 'will comprise—

    (a) at least 25 per cent. of members who are members or representatives of voluntary organisations operating in the district whose members or client group have an interest in the health service, and

    (b) at least 25 per cent. of members being persons living in the locality or district for whom services are being provided or may in the future be provided under the 1977 Act, and

    (c) at least 25 per cent. of members being persons who provide care for persons detailed in paragraph (b) above but who are not employed to do so by anybody in the exercise of their functions under any enactment.'.

   

Mr John Denham

204

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The regulations may include provision applying, or corresponding to, any provision of Part VA of the Local Government Act 1972 (access to meetings and documents), with or without modifications.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

30

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The regulations must make provision to ensure that the members and the staff of a Patients' Forum are not financially dependent on the health authorities or trusts for which it is established.'.


   

Mr John Denham

206

Clause     29,     page     30,     line     1,     leave out from 'Chapter' to second 'services' in line 2 and insert '—

    "pharmaceutical services" means services of a kind which may be provided under section 41 of the 1977 Act, or by virtue of section 41A of that Act; and

    "local pharmaceutical services" means such pharmaceutical services (other than practitioner dispensing'.

   

Sir George Young

39

Clause     29,     page     30,     line     2,     leave out '(other than practitioner services)'.

   

Mr John Denham

207

Clause     29,     page     30,     line     4,     leave out from beginning to end of line 8 and insert—

    '( ) "Practitioner dispensing services" means the provision of drugs, medicines or listed appliances (within the meaning of section 41 of the 1977 Act) by a medical practitioner or dental practitioner to a patient of his pursuant to arrangements made by virtue of section 43(1) of the 1977 Act.'.


   

Mr John Denham

218

Schedule     2,     page     60,     line     19,     leave out 'as to the circumstances in which a Health Authority must' and insert 'requiring a Health Authority to'.

   

Mr John Denham

219

Schedule     2,     page     61,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '( ) Sub-paragraphs (3) to (6) of paragraph 2 apply in relation to an application for preliminary approval of proposals under this paragraph as they apply in relation to proposals under that paragraph.

Effect of proposals on existing services

     . —(1) Proposals for a pilot scheme submitted under paragraph 2, or included in an application for preliminary approval of proposals under paragraph 4, must include—

    (a) an assessment by the Health Authority of the likely effect of the implementation of the proposals in the Health Authority's area on the services mentioned in sub-paragraph (2);

    (b) any assessment supplied to the Health Authority by another Health Authority under sub-paragraph (4).

    (2) The services are—

    (a) pharmaceutical services (within the meaning of section 41 of the 1977 Act);

    (b) local pharmaceutical services provided under existing pilot schemes or LPS schemes (within the meaning of Schedule 8A to the 1977 Act);

    (c) general medical services provided under arrangements made under section 29(1) of the 1977 Act;

    (d) personal medical services provided under arrangements made under section 28C of the 1977 Act or under pilot schemes made under section 1 of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997.

    (3) If it appears to a Health Authority that the proposals would, if implemented, affect any of the services mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) provided in the area of another Health Authority, they must consult that other Health Authority about the proposals before submitting them under paragraph 2 or including them in an application for preliminary approval under paragraph 4.

    (4) A Health Authority consulted under sub-paragraph (3) must prepare an assessment of the likely effect of the implementation of the proposals on those services and supply it to the Health Authority which consulted them.'.


   

Mr John Denham

208

Clause     31,     page     30,     line     24,     leave out from beginning to end of line 25.


   

Mr John Denham

209

Clause     36,     page     32,     line     29,     leave out 'piloted' and insert 'local pharmaceutical'.

   

Mr John Denham

210

Clause     36,     page     32,     line     35,     leave out 'piloted' and insert 'local pharmaceutical'.

   

Mr John Denham

211

Clause     36,     page     32,     line     38,     leave out 'piloted' and insert 'local pharmaceutical'.


   

Mr John Denham

212

Clause     39,     page     33,     line     21,     at end insert '(within the meaning of section 128(1) of the 1977 Act)'.


   

Mr John Denham

220

Schedule     3,     page     62,     line     11,     leave out 'has such meaning as may be prescribed' and insert 'means such services of a kind which may be provided under section 41 of this Act, or by virtue of section 41A of this Act (other than practitioner dispensing services) as may be prescribed; and

    "practitioner dispensing services" means the provision of drugs, medicines or listed appliances (within the meaning of section 41) by a medical practitioner or dental practitioner to a patient of his pursuant to arrangements made by virtue of section 43(1).'.

 
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