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Mandatory incident reporting and patient safety management systems

 

Charlotte Leslie

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Andrew Bridgen

 

Rosie Cooper

 

Katy Clark

 

Neil Parish

 

Chris Kelly

 

Craig Whittaker

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Rebecca Harris

 

Jeremy Lefroy

 

NC30

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 20 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (regulation of regulated

 

activities), after subsection (3)(k) insert—

 

“(3)    

 

(l)    

impose requirements as to the reporting by all providers of

 

regulated activities to the affected persons or their representative

 

and family of incidents occurring in the carrying out of such

 

activities which lead to the—

 

(i)    

death;

 

(ii)    

unexpected deterioration of condition; and

 

(iii)    

introduction of a new adverse condition

 

    

in respect of the person, regardless of the severity of the new

 

condition and the short and long term impact on the person;

 

(m)    

impose a requirement for the preparation and publication by all

 

providers of regulated services of a safety management system

 

plan.”.’.

 


 

Funding and remuneration of home care workers

 

Andrew George

 

NC32

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall establish an independent review of the funding and

 

remuneration of home care workers with a view to a report making

 

recommendations regarding—

 

(a)    

hourly salary,

 

(b)    

remuneration of travel time,

 

(c)    

remuneration of travel costs,

 

(d)    

minimum time required properly to fulfil each of the care tasks and duties

 

to be performed,

 

(e)    

establishment of an efficient means of recording arrival and departure

 

times at residential settings, and

 

(f)    

the charging basis of the agency employing the care worker with a view

 

to ensuring that all the costs of providing for (a) to (e) above are

 

adequately met.


 
 

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(2)    

The Secretary of State shall lay a copy of the report of the review mentioned in

 

subsection (1) before each House of Parliament.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

26

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘(j)    

the right to living independently and being included in the

 

community.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

21

 

Clause  5,  page  6,  line  2,  leave out from ‘must’ to end of line 4, and insert—

 

‘(a)    

have regard to the need to ensure that sufficient services are available for

 

meeting the needs for care and support of adults in its area and the needs

 

for support of carers in its area; and

 

(b)    

ensure that the fee levels provided to independent providers for the

 

delivery of care and support services are derived from a national formula

 

which determines the accurate cost of care in each local authority area,

 

the result of which will mean that the provisions of paragraphs (2)(b), (d),

 

(e) and (f) can be delivered effectively.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

20

 

Clause  12,  page  11,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

require the local authority, when carrying out the assessment, to capture

 

an individual’s main and other disabling conditions.’.

 


 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

1

 

Clause  17,  page  16,  line  40,  leave out ‘will not’ and insert ‘is not permitted to, or

 

may (but need not),’.


 
 

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Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

2

 

Clause  17,  page  17,  line  4,  leave out ‘will not’ and insert ‘is not permitted to, or

 

may (but need not),’.

 


 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

31

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  24,  page  22,  line  39,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The Secretary of State shall, after suitable consultation, establish by regulation a

 

specified timeframe for the conclusion of the steps required of local authorities

 

by virtue of this section.’.

 


 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

3

 

Clause  26,  page  25,  line  5,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

Regulations may make provision for excluding costs to a local authority from a

 

personal budget if the costs are incurred in meeting needs for which the

 

authority—

 

(a)    

does not make a charge, or

 

(b)    

is not permitted to make a charge.’.

 


 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

32

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  27,  page  25,  line  8,  leave out ‘keep under review generally’ and insert

 

‘review regularly’.

 

Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck

 

33

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  27,  page  25,  line  42,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

The Secretary of State shall, after suitable consultation, establish by regulation

 

appropriate arrangements and timetable for the regular review of care and support

 

plans and of support plans by local authorities provided for in subsection (a).’.

 


 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

4

 

Clause  34,  page  31,  line  5,  after ‘amount’ insert ‘or loan’.


 
 

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Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

5

 

Clause  34,  page  31,  line  7,  after ‘amount’ insert ‘or loan’.

 


 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

27

 

Clause  42,  page  38,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

There are different types of abuse, as defined in guidance.’.

 

Mr Robert Buckland

 

28

 

Clause  42,  page  38,  line  29,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

A relevant partner, as defined in section 6(7) has a duty, where it has reasonable

 

cause to suspect a person is an adult at risk of abuse or neglect, and the adult

 

appears to be within the local authority’s area, to inform the local authority of that

 

fact.’.

 


 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

6

 

Clause  72,  page  64,  line  31,  at end insert—

 

‘(k)    

investigations into things done or not done by a person or body with

 

power to consider an appeal.’.

 


 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

22

 

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  33,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘and children’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

23

 

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  37,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘and children’.

 

John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

24

 

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  42,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘and children’.


 
 

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John McDonnell

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

25

 

Clause  76,  page  69,  line  44,  after ‘adults’, insert ‘or child’.

 


 

Secretary Jeremy Hunt

 

7

 

Clause  78,  page  70,  line  27,  leave out paragraph (d).

 


 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO PART 2, AMENDMENTS TO PART 2

 

Secretary of State’s response to a section 65 regulator’s report on an NHS foundation

 

trust

 

Jeremy Lefroy

 

Mr William Cash

 

Fiona Bruce

 

Mr Gary Streeter

 

Jacob Rees-Mogg

 

John Hemming

 

Mr Philip Hollobone

 

Mr Aidan Burley

 

Dr Julian Lewis

 

Mr David Davis

 

Bob Blackman

 

NC6

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In section 65KD of the National Health Service Act 2006, after subsection (1)

 

insert—

 

“(1A)    

If the Secretary of State, in relation to the report, would be satisfied as

 

mentioned in subsection (1), with the addition, omission and/or alteration

 

of recommedations contained therein that the Secretary of State regards

 

as reasonable—

 

(a)    

to secure the safety, quality or efficiency of some or all services,

 

or

 

(b)    

in the circumstances of the case

 

    

he may accept the final report as if it had been amended to provide for the

 

addition, omission or alteration so specified.

 

(1B)    

Where the Secretary of State has accepted the report with amendments as

 

specified in subsection (1A), the Secretary of State must as soon as

 

reasonably practicable—

 

(a)    

publish a notice of the decision, the amendments and the reasons

 

for them;

 

(b)    

lay a copy of the notice before each House of Parliament.”.’.

 



 
 

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CQC thematic review of local authority commissioning practices

 

Paul Burstow

 

Andrew George

 

NC8

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall require the Care Quality Commission to conduct a

 

special review and investigation under section 48 of the Health and Social Care

 

Act 2008 into the impact of local authority commissioning and procurement

 

practices on the quality and sustainability of adult social care.

 

(2)    

The review shall examine the—

 

(a)    

implementation and operation of sector-led improvement;

 

(b)    

transparency of decision-making in determining rates for care and

 

support services including the setting of arbitrary ceilings on the amounts

 

local authorities will pay for care and support services and the suse of

 

time and task-orientated contract specifications;

 

(c)    

impact of procurement action on the diversity and quality of care and

 

support services;

 

(d)    

transparency and fitnees for purpose of resource allocation and similar

 

methodologies for determining the level of personal budgets and direct

 

payments;

 

(e)    

type and quality of engagement by local authorities with provider

 

organisations, service users and carers, prior to procurement action; and

 

(f)    

ability of provider organisations to meet their statutory obligations, in

 

particular paying employees at or above the national minimum wage.

 

(3)    

The Review will report and make recommendations to the Secretary of State

 

within twelve months of Commencement of Part 1 of this Act.’.

 


 

Exercise of functions

 

Paul Burstow

 

Andrew George

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘When exercising functions under section 31 (Urgent procedure for suspension,

 

variation etc.) of the Health and Social Care Act 2008, the Care Quality

 

Commission may not take account of its functions under section 83 (Trust special

 

administration: appointment of administrator) of this Act.’.

 



 
 

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CQC duty to support integration of social and health care

 

Paul Burstow

 

Andrew George

 

NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘In exercising the functions and duties set out in section 90 (Performance

 

ratings), the Commission must act always to require, enable and encourage the

 

provision of health services in ways that support and facilitate the functions and

 

duties of—

 

(a)    

local authorities set out in section 3 (Promoting integration of care and

 

support with health services etc.) of this Act,

 

(b)    

the NHS Commissioning Board set out in section 23(1) 13N (The NHS

 

Commissioning Board: further provision) of the Health and Social Care

 

Act 2012, and

 

(c)    

clinical commissioning groups set out in section 26 (14Z1) (Clinical

 

commissioning groups: general duties etc.) of the Health and Social Care

 

Act 2012

 

where it considers that this—

 

(i)    

improve the quality of those services (including the outcomes

 

that are achieved from their provison),

 

(ii)    

reduce inequalities between persons with respect to their ability

 

to access those services, or

 

(iii)    

reduce inequalities between persons with respect to the outcomes

 

achieved for them by the provision of those services.’.

 


 

Powers of local commissioners in relation to TSA recommendations

 

Paul Burstow

 

Andrew George

 

John Hemming

 

Sir Andrew Stunell

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In section 65DA(1) of the National Health Service Act 2006 (Chapter 5A of Part

 

2: Objective of trust special administration) omit “objective” and insert

 

“objectives” and omit “is” and insert “are”.

 

(2)    

After subsection (1)(a) insert—

 

“(b)    

the continued provision of such of the services provided for the purposes

 

of the NHS by any affected trust at such level, as the commissioners of

 

those services determine.”.

 

(3)    

After subsection 1(b) omit “(b)” and insert “(c)”.

 

(4)    

In subsection (2) of that section after “The commissioners” insert “of the trust in

 

special administration and any affected trust”.


 
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