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Care Act 2014

Part 4 – Health and social care

31.Section 121 establishes a fund for the integration of care and support with health services (known as the Better Care Fund).

32.Section 122 amends the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s (HSCIC) general dissemination powers to clarify the purposes for which the HSCIC may or may not release information and require it to have regard to particular advice in exercising its publishing or other dissemination functions. It also requires the HSCIC, in carrying out any of its functions, to have regard to the need to respect and promote the privacy of those receiving health services and adult social care.

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