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Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009

Section 19: Public involvement and consultation

Requires the Department, Regional Health and Social Care Board, Regional Agency for Public Health and Social Well-being, Health and Social Care trusts, and special agencies to promote information about the health and social care for which they are responsible and to seek views from the recipients of health and social care either directly or through representative bodies.  It also requires the health and social care bodies to prepare a consultation scheme in accordance with section 20.

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