Health and Social Care Act 2008: Chapter 14 (Paperback)Great Britain
Paperback Published: 28/07/2008
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The "Health and Social Care Act 2008" received Royal assent on 21 July 2008. It is an Act to establish and make provision in connection with a Care Quality Commission; to make provision about health care (including provision about the National Health Service) and about social care; to make provision about reviews and investigations under the Mental Health Act 1983; to establish and make provision in connection with an Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator and make other provision about the regulation of the health care professions; to confer power to modify the regulation of social care workers; to amend the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984; to provide for the payment of a grant to women in connection with pregnancy; and to amend the functions of the Health Protection Agency.It is divided into six parts: part 1 - the care quality commission; part 2 - regulation of health professions and health and social care workforce; part 3 - public health protection; part 4 - health in pregnancy grant; part 5 - miscellaneous; and, part 6 - general.