Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill—
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Clause 150

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE LORD SKELMERSDALE

424Page 70, line 24, leave out "14" and insert "30"
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426[Withdrawn]
427[Withdrawn]
428[Withdrawn]
429[Withdrawn]
430[Withdrawn]
 

Clause 166

 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

431Page 81, line 22, leave out from "must" to "exercise" in line 23
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

432Page 81, line 24, leave out "primary" and insert "and promote the development of primary NHS"
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

433Page 81, line 24, after "area" insert "on the basis of adequate and secure funding"
434Page 81, line 25, at end insert "in accordance with identified local need"
435Page 81, line 28, at end insert "and will ensure that provision that is currently available under the existing system, including the care of those with special needs, and services such as orthodontics and oral surgery will be secured"
436Page 81, line 31, at end insert "including—
(a)  details of all NHS dental provision in the area;
(b)  details of overall available provision in the area;
(c)  details of the complaints procedure."
 

Clause 167

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

437Page 82, line 5, at end insert "provided that these functions include school screening as well as oral health promotion and local oral health surveys to help plan services"
438Page 82, line 7, at end insert "provided that these functions include school screening as well as oral health promotion and local oral health surveys to help plan services"
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

439Page 82, line 7, at end insert—
    "(   )  A general dental services contract must require the contractor or contractors to provide for this or their patients—
    (a)  information about treatment charges;
    (b)  access to dental records;
    (c)  alternative local provision and the complaints procedure; and
    (d)  other such information as may be determined."
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

440Page 82, line 23, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations made in respect of the matters set out in this section may not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.""
 

Clause 168

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

441Page 82, line 40, after "contract," insert—
"(   )  the requirement for the contractor to collect charges for dental services under section 79 of the 1977 Act, to pay them to the Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board and to comply with financial control requirements regarding charges for dental services as specified by the Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board,"
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

441APage 83, line 7, at end insert—
    "(   )  A general dental services contract must require the contractor or contractors to provide, for his or their patients—
    (a)  information about treatment charges,
    (b)  access to dental records,
    (c)  alternative local provision and the complaints procedure, and
    (d)  other such information as may be determined."
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

442Page 84, leave out lines 1 to 40
443Page 85, leave out lines 15 to 17
 

Clause 170

 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

444Page 86, leave out lines 39 to 41
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

445Page 87, line 9, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations under subsection (5) may not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."
 

Clause 171

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

446Page 87, line 37, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations under subsection (1) shall reflect the principle of patient choice."
447Page 87, line 39, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations under subsection (1) may not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."
448Page 88, line 44, leave out from beginning to end of line 14 on page 89
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

449Page 89, line 21, at end insert—
"(   )  No direction issued under subsection (1) shall involve payment based on rewarding contractors for reaching a target number or target proportion of treatments given."
450Page 90, line 3, after "(2)(c)" insert "and (2)(i)"
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

451Page 90, line 3, leave out "may" and insert "must"
452Page 90, line 4, after "circumstances" insert "and manner"
453Page 90, line 8, after "may" insert "or may not"
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

454Page 90, line 8, at end insert—
    "(   )  Regulations making provision of the kind described in subsection (3)(b) and (c) must provide for a process whereby such patients or their representatives are informed of the reason, or reasons, for such a decision.
    (   )  Regulations making provision under subsection (2)(i) must make provisions as to the circumstances in which such persons or patients as referred to in subsection (3)(b) or (c) may have access to an appeal procedure."
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

455Page 90, leave out lines 10 to 12
456Page 90, line 13, leave out "suspending or terminating" and insert "as to the circumstances in which a Primary Care Trust or Local Health Board may agree with a contractor that"
457Page 90, line 14, at end insert "is suspended or terminated"
 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

458Page 90, line 22, at end insert—
    "(   )  Such provisions, as described in subsection (6) must also require the appropriate authority to—
    (a)  publish a statement of the evidence on efficacy, cost-effectiveness or affordability (or any one of these) which underlies any directions as to drugs, medicines and other substances which may or may not be ordered for patients in the provision of medical services; and
    (b)  consult the overview and scrutiny committee of such local authorities in whose area such contractor, or contractors, operates, or operate, before issuing such directions."
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

459Page 90, leave out lines 23 and 24
 

Clause 175

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

460Page 94, leave out lines 16 to 18
461Page 94, leave out lines 21 and 22
462Page 94, leave out lines 37 to 48
 

Clause 178

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 178 stand part of the Bill.
 

Clause 179

 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

462APage 96, leave out line 13 and insert—
"(b)  for the manner in which patients should be informed about charges;"
463Page 96, line 13, at end insert—
"(   )  for the manner in which patients should be informed about charges;"
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

464Page 96, line 22, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations under subsection (1) may not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."
 

Clause 181

 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

464APage 98, line 36, after "more" insert "pilot"
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

465Page 99, line 5, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations made under subsection (1) may not be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

466Page 99, leave out lines 13 to 27
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

 The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 181 stand part of the Bill.
 

Before Clause 183

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

467Insert the following new Clause—
  "Appointment of the independent regulator and appointments to the CHAI and the CSCI
(1)  It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to secure that there is a Special Health Authority designated to perform the functions specified in subsections (2) to (4) and related functions provided for under this Act or under any other enactment.
(2)  The function specified in this subsection is the appointment of the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts.
(3)  The function specified in this subsection is the appointment of the chairman and members of the CHAI (other than the member appointed by the Assembly).
(4)  The functions specified in this subsection is the appointment of the chairman and members of the CSCI."
 

Clause 183

 

THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES
THE BARONESS BARKER

468Page 101, line 37, at end insert—
"(   )  the CHAI and CSCI."
 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

469Page 102, line 24, at end insert—
"(   )  If the Secretary of State holds any appointments functions in respect of which he has not made a direction under subsection (2), he shall make an annual report to each House of Parliament setting out the appointments functions concerned and the reasons for the retention of exercise of those functions."
 

Schedule 12

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

470Page 161, line 29, leave out sub-paragraph (2)
 

Clause 185

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

471Page 103, line 28, leave out subsection (2)
 

THE LORD WARNER

471APage 104, line 9, at end insert—
"(   )  The effect of subsections (1) to (3) is to be disregarded in determining for the purposes of section 1 of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001 (c. 6) (power by order to make provision reforming law which imposes burdens) whether any provision of either of the following Acts falls within subsection (4)(a) of that section (provision amended by an Act within previous two years)—
(a)  the Protection of Children Act 1999 (c. 14);
(b)  the Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)."

 
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