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Care Act 2014

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99Quality improvement in education and training, etc.
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(1)HEE must exercise its functions with a view to securing continuous improvement—

(a)in the quality of education and training provided for health care workers;

(b)in the quality of health services.

(2)HEE must, in exercising its functions, promote—

(a)research into matters relating to such of the activities listed in section 63(2) of the Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 (social care services, primary care services and other health services) as are relevant to HEE’s functions, and

(b)the use in those activities of evidence obtained from the research.

(3)In section 2(2) of the Health Act 2009 (bodies required to have regard to NHS Constitution when exercising health service functions), after paragraph (g) insert—

(h)Health Education England.

(4)HEE must exercise its functions with a view to securing that education and training for health care workers is provided in a way which promotes the NHS Constitution.

(5)“Health services” means health services provided as part of the health service.

(6)“NHS Constitution” has the meaning given by section 1(1) of the Health Act 2009.

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