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Amendment Paper as at
Thursday 6th December 2001

STANDING COMMITTEE A


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE REFORM AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Orders of the Committee of 27th and 29th November.

   

Dr Evan Harris

209

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     5,     leave out 'may' and insert 'shall'.

   

Mr John Hutton

156

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( )   Health Authorities,

    ( )   Local Health Boards,

    ( )   local authorities,'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

210

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     14,     at end insert—

      '(f) prison service premises where such joint working as is specified in section 21 is taking place.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

177

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     15,     leave out 'Patients' Forums' and insert 'Councils'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

178

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     20,     leave out 'Patients' Forum' and insert 'Council'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

179

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     22,     leave out 'Forum's' and insert 'Council's'.

   

Mr John Hutton

157

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     25,     at end add—

    '( )   In subsection (1), "local authorities" has the same meaning as in section 31 of the 1999 Act (arrangements between NHS bodies and local authorities).'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

211

Clause     16,     page     21,     line     25,     at end add—

    '(4)   In this section "premises" shall have the same meaning as in section 23(6) of the 1999 Act.'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr John Baron
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Peter Atkinson

147

Page     21,     line     4,     leave out Clause 16.


   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

212

Clause     17,     page     21,     line     44,     at end insert—

      '(e) the Members of the House of Commons representing constituencies in the relevant locality.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

213

Clause     17,     page     22,     line     1,     after 'include', insert '—

       (a)'

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

214

Clause     17,     page     22,     line     2,     after 'Forum', insert—

      '(b) details of the arrangements of the Trust to which the Forum relates under section 11(1) of the Health and Social Care Act 2001.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

180

Page     21,     line     26,     leave out Clause 17.


   

Dr Evan Harris

215

Clause     18,     page     22,     line     29,     after 'in', insert 'the'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

216

Clause     18,     page     22,     line     29,     leave out from 'the' to end of line 30 and insert 'Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

217

Clause     18,     page     22,     line     40,     at end insert—

      '(mm) the referral of matters of a prescribed description to—

      (i)   any overview and scrutiny committee in relation to which the Primary Care Trust or NHS trust for which the Forum is established is a local NHS body by virtue of regulations made under section 1(4) of the Health and Social Care Act 2001 (including that provision as read with section 8(5)) and as applied by section 10(2) of that Act; and

      (ii)   the relevant Strategic Health Authority.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

218

Clause     18,     page     22,     line     42,     leave out 'and'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

219

Clause     18,     page     22,     line     43,     after 'Authorities', insert 'and overview and scrutiny committees'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

220

Clause     18,     page     23,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Where an NHS trust provides significant services for patients resident in areas covered by more than one overview and scrutiny committee, the membership of the Forum for that Trust should be drawn proportionately from each of those areas.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

181

Page     22,     line     8,     leave out Clause 18.


   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

164

Clause     19,     page     23,     line     20,     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   the Association of Community Health Councils for England and Wales established under paragraph 5 of Schedule 7 to the 1977 Act is reformed as a body corporate and is renamed the Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health; the NHS (Association of Community Health Councils) Regulations 1977 and the Community Health Council Regulations 1996 are amended accordingly.'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

165

Clause     19,     page     23,     line     23,     after 'following', insert 'additional'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

182

Clause     19,     page     23,     line     32,     leave out 'Patients' Forums' and insert 'Councils'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

183

Clause     19,     page     23,     line     36,     leave out 'Patients' Forums' and insert 'Councils'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

167

Clause     19,     page     23,     leave out lines 36 and 37.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

184

Clause     19,     page     23,     line     41,     leave out 'Patients' Forums' and insert 'Councils'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

169

Clause     19,     page     23,     line     45,     leave out paragraph (g) and insert—

    '(g)   co-ordinate and support the activities of Patients' Councils in respect of their activities provided for at sections 15(2)(h)'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

221

Clause     19,     page     24,     line     8,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   It is also the function of the Commission to monitor the performance by NHS bodies of their duty of public involvement and consultation as specified in section 11 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001 (public involvement and consultation).'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Dr Richard Taylor

222

Clause     19,     page     24,     line     27,     at end insert—

      '(c) the Secretary of State'.

   

Dr Evan Harris
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

185

Clause     19,     page     24,     line     35,     leave out 'Patients' Forum' and insert 'Council'.

   

Dr Evan Harris

223

Clause     19,     page     24,     line     35,     after 'Forum', insert 'those persons specified in section 16(1)(d) and (e) and in section 16(2)'.


   

Laura Moffatt

158

Schedule     6,     page     70,     line     10,     leave out from 'Commission' to end of line 11.

   

Laura Moffatt

159

Schedule     6,     page     70,     line     17,     leave out sub-paragraphs (5) and (6).

   

Mr John Hutton

131

Schedule     6,     page     72,     line     16,     leave out '45' and insert '45A'.

   

Mr John Hutton

132

Schedule     6,     page     72,     line     17,     leave out '45A' and insert '45B'.


   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr John Baron
Mr Peter Atkinson

153

Clause     20,     page     25,     line     17,     leave out 'abolished' and insert 'reformed'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr John Baron
Mr Peter Atkinson

154

Clause     20,     page     25,     line     21,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr John Baron
Mr Peter Atkinson

152

Clause     20,     page     25,     line     44,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   This section may not be brought into force until the Secretary of State has issued a certificate stating that it is his opinion the bodies established under section 15 are fully functional and performing their duties effectively throughout England.'.

   

Dr Liam Fox
Mr Simon Burns
Mr Oliver Heald
Mr John Baron
Dr Andrew Murrison
Mr Peter Atkinson

145

Page     25,     line     15,     leave out Clause 20.


   

Mr Oliver Heald
Mr Simon Burns

190

Clause     21,     page     26,     line     3,     leave out subsection (1) and insert—

    '(1)   NHS bodies (on the one hand) and the Prison Service (on the other) shall co-operate with one another with a view to NHS bodies exercising prescribed health-related functions of the Prison Service.'.

 
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