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NHS Redress (Wales) Measure 2008

Section 9 - Functions with regard to redress arrangements

15.This section allows Welsh Ministers to set out in regulations the functions that any person or body in the health service in Wales shall have regarding the operation of the redress arrangements. In particular, subsection (2) sets out that these may include functions around accessing redress, making payments, monitoring and collection of data, etc.

16.Subsection (3) makes provision for the keeping of records and for the conferring on any body or person responsibility for overseeing that the arrangements are being carried out properly and ensuring that lessons are learnt. This section also requires the regulations to make provision requiring such body or person as is specified to publish an annual report about the cases it deals with and the lessons learnt (subsection (4)) and to have regard to advice and guidance issued by Welsh Ministers (subsection (6)). The section also allows for regulations to provide for functions to be exercised jointly (subsection (5)).

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