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Health Bill [HL]

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Health, are published

separately as HL Bill 18—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Darzi of Denham has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the

Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Health Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention

rights.

 

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Health Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Quality and delivery of NHS services in England

Chapter 1

NHS Constitution

1   

NHS Constitution

2   

Duty to have regard to NHS Constitution

3   

Availability, review and revision of NHS Constitution

4   

Availability, review and revision of Handbook

5   

Report on effect of NHS Constitution

Chapter 2

Quality accounts

6   

Duty of providers to publish information

7   

Supplementary provision about the duty

8   

Regulations under section 6

Chapter 3

Direct payments

9   

Direct payments for health care

10   

Jurisdiction of Health Service Commissioner

11   

Direct payments: minor and consequential amendments

Chapter 4

Innovation

12   

Innovation prizes

 

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Part 2

Powers in relation to health bodies

Chapter 1

Trust special administrators for NHS bodies in England

13   

Trust special administrators: NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts

14   

De-authorised NHS foundation trusts

15   

Trust special administrators: Primary Care Trusts

16   

Trust special administrators: consequential amendments

Chapter 2

Suspension

17   

NHS and other health appointments: suspension

Part 3

Miscellaneous

Tobacco

18   

Prohibition of advertising: exclusion for specialist tobacconists

19   

Prohibition of tobacco displays etc

20   

Power to prohibit or restrict sales from vending machines

21   

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

22   

Tobacco: minor and consequential amendments

Pharmaceutical services in England

23   

Pharmaceutical needs assessments

24   

New arrangements for entry to pharmaceutical list

25   

Pharmaceutical lists - minor amendment

26   

Breach of terms of arrangements: notices and penalties

27   

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

Pharmaceutical services in Wales

28   

Pharmaceutical lists - minor amendment

29   

Breach of terms of arrangements: notices and penalties

30   

LPS schemes: powers of Local Health Boards

Adult social care

31   

Investigation of complaints about privately arranged or funded adult social

care

Disclosure of information

32   

Disclosure of information by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

 
 

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Part 4

General

33   

Power to make transitional and consequential provision etc

34   

Repeals and revocations

35   

Extent

36   

Commencement

37   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Direct payments: minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 2   —   

De-authorised NHS foundation trusts

Schedule 3   —   

NHS and other health appointments: suspension

Part 1   —   

Amendments of enactments

Part 2   —   

Supplementary

Schedule 4   —   

Tobacco: minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 5   —   

Investigation of complaints about privately arranged or

funded adult social care

Part 1   —   

New Part 3A for the Local Government Act 1974

Part 2   —   

Minor and consequential amendments

Schedule 6   —   

Repeals and revocations

 
 

 
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