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Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Act 2020

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Overview

    1. 1.Overview of this Act

  3. PART 2 Improvement in Health Services

    1. 2.Quality in the provision of health services

  4. PART 3 Duty of Candour

    1. Application of the duty

      1. 3.When the duty of candour applies

    2. Procedural and other requirements

      1. 4.Duty of candour procedure

      2. 5.Primary care providers: duty to prepare report

      3. 6.Supply and summary of report under section 5

      4. 7.Local Health Board, NHS trust and Special Health Authority: reporting requirements

      5. 8.Publication of section 6 summary and section 7 report

      6. 9.Confidentiality

      7. 10.Guidance given by the Welsh Ministers

      8. 11.Interpretation of “health care” and other terms

  5. PART 4 The Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care

    1. Establishment and general objective etc. of Citizen Voice Body

      1. 12.Establishment of Citizen Voice Body

      2. 13.General objective

      3. 14.Public awareness and statement of policy

    2. Making representations

      1. 15.Representations to public bodies

      2. 16.Advocacy services etc. in respect of complaints about services

    3. Duties imposed on certain public bodies in respect of Citizen Voice Body

      1. 17.Duty to promote awareness of activities of Citizen Voice Body

      2. 18.Duty to supply information to Citizen Voice Body

    4. Access to premises by Citizen Voice Body: duty to have regard to code of practice

      1. 19.Code of practice on access to premises

    5. Co-operation in the exercise of functions

      1. 20.Co-operation between the Body, local authorities and NHS bodies

    6. Interpretation of this Part

      1. 21.Meaning of “health services” and “social services”

      2. 22.Meaning of other terms

    7. Abolition of Community Health Councils etc.

      1. 23.Abolition of Community Health Councils, and connected matters

  6. PART 5 Miscellaneous and General

    1. Constitution of NHS trusts

      1. 24.Vice-chairs of boards of directors of NHS trusts

    2. General

      1. 25.Regulations

      2. 26.Interpretation

      3. 27.Minor and consequential amendments

      4. 28.Power to make transitional etc. provision

      5. 29.Coming into force

      6. 30.Short title

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Citizen Voice Body for Health and Social Care, Wales

      1. PART 1 Status

        1. 1.Status

      2. PART 2 Members

        1. 2.Membership

        2. 3.Disqualification from appointment as non-executive member

        3. 4.Terms of non-executive membership

        4. 5.Removal of non-executive members from office

        5. 6.Appointment of the associate member

        6. 7.Terms of associate membership etc.

        7. 8.Removal of associate member from office

      3. PART 3 Staff

        1. 9.Chief executive

        2. 10.Other staff

      4. PART 4 Ancillary Functions etc.

        1. 11.Committees

        2. 12.Delegation

        3. 13.Supplementary powers

      5. PART 5 Procedure etc.

        1. 14.Procedure

        2. 15.Validity of proceedings and acts

        3. 16.Seal

        4. 17.Evidence

      6. PART 6 Financial Matters

        1. 18.Funding

        2. 19.Accounting officer

        3. 20.Accounts

        4. 21.Audit

      7. PART 7 Reporting Requirements etc.

        1. 22.Annual plan

        2. 23.Annual reports

        3. 24.Provision of information to Welsh Ministers

      8. PART 8 Interpretation

        1. 25.General interpretation

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transfers of Property, Rights and Liabilities

      1. 1.Transfer schemes

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. PART 1 Amendments and repeals relating to Part 2

        1. 1.Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43)

        2. 2.Section 45(1) is repealed.

        3. 3.In section 47 (power to prepare and publish standards in...

        4. 4.In section 70 (reviews and investigations relating to Wales), in...

      2. PART 2 Amendments and repeals relating to Part 4

        1. 5.Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (c. 67)

        2. 6.Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)

        3. 7.Community Health Councils (Access to Information) Act 1988 (c. 24)

        4. 8.Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

        5. 9.Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32)

        6. 10.Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)

        7. 11.Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 (nawm 1)

        8. 12.Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (anaw 2)

        9. 13.Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (c. 6)

        10. 14.Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 (anaw 2)

        11. 15.Digital Economy Act 2017 (c. 30)

        12. 16.The Welsh Language Standards (No. 7) Regulations 2018 (S.I. 2018/441)

        13. 17.Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2019 (anaw 3)

      3. PART 3 Amendment of 2006 Act: Independent Advocacy Services

        1. 18.National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c. 42)

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