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Health Professions: Case Law, Legislation, Links 23-08-14

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Health Professions: Case Law, Legislation, Links 23-08-14

Postby dls » Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:25 am

All members of the various health and social services professions and their regulation.
Please take the time to explore these links. Once you get used to what is provided, the power to enquire about the law is properly substantial. Suggestions for further leading cases, statutes, links and corrections are always welcome. I give my warm thanks to those who have suggested material.

Case law:
Leading Cases:
Legislation:
    1929
    1960
      Professions Supplementary to Medicine Act 1960 / 66 -|- Case law
      An Act to provide for the establishment of a Council, boards and disciplinary committees for certain professions supplementary to medicine; to provide for the registration of members of those professions, for regulating their professional education and professional conduct and for cancelling registration in cases of misconduct; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.
    1967
      Abortion Act 1967 / 87 -|- Case law -|- See Also:, Crime
      An Act to amend and clarify the law relating to termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners.
    1988
      Health and Medicines Act 1988 / 49 -|- Case law -|- See Also: Health
      An Act to make further provision in relation to the National Health Service, the testing of sight and instruction in matters relating to health and welfare; to amend the Medicines Act 1968 and the Medicines Act 1971 and to empower the Secretary of State to make regulations about HIV testing kits and services.
      Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 / 28 -|- Case law -|- See Also: Information, Health
      An Act to establish a right of access by individuals to reports relating to themselves provided by medical practitioners for employment or insurance purposes and to make provision for related matters.
    1990
      Access to Health Records Act 1990 / 23 -|- Case law -|- See Also: Information
      An Act to establish a right of access to health records by the individuals to whom they relate and other persons; to provide for the correction of inaccurate health records and for the avoidance of certain contractual obligations; and for connected purposes.
    1997
    1999
      Protection of Children Act 1999 / 14 -|- Case law -|- See Also: Education, Children
      An Act to require a list to be kept of persons considered unsuitable to work with children; to extend the power to make regulations under section 218(6) of the Education Reform Act 1988; to make further provision with respect to that list and the list kept for the purposes of such regulations; to enable the protection afforded to children to be afforded to persons suffering from mental impairment; and for connected purposes.
    2000
      Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 / 16 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law -|- See Also:, Children
      An Act to make provision about the assessment of carers’ needs; to provide for services to help carers; to provide for the making of payments to carers and disabled children aged 16 or 17 in lieu of the provision of services to them; and for connected purposes.
      Care Standards Act 2000 / 14 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law -|- See Also:, Education
      An Act to establish a National Care Standards Commission; to make provision for the registration and regulation of children’s homes, independent hospitals, independent clinics, care homes, residential family centres, independent medical agencies, domiciliary care agencies, fostering agencies, nurses agencies and voluntary adoption agencies; to make provision for the regulation and inspection of local authority fostering and adoption services; to establish a General Social Care Council and a Care Council for Wales and make provision for the registration, regulation and training of social care workers; to establish a Children’s Commissioner for Wales; to make provision for the registration, regulation and training of those providing child minding or day care; to make provision for the protection of children and vulnerable adults; to amend the law about children looked after in schools and colleges; to repeal the Nurses Agencies Act 1957; to amend Schedule 1 to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970; and for connected purposes.
    2001
    2002
      National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002 / 17 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law
      An Act to amend the law about the national health service; to establish and make provision in connection with a Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health; to make provision in relation to arrangements for joint working between NHS bodies and the prison service, and between NHS bodies and local authorities in Wales; to make provision in connection with the regulation of health care professions; and for connected purposes.
    2006
    2008
      Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 / 22 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law -|- See Also: Children, Licensing
      An Act to amend the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 and the Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985; to make provision about the persons who in certain circumstances are to be treated in law as the parents of a child; and for connected purposes.
      Health and Social Care Act 2008 / 14 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law -|- See Also: Health, Benefits
      An Act to establish and make provision in connection with a Care Quality Commission; to make provision about health care (including provision about the National Health Service) and about social care; to make provision about reviews and investigations under the Mental Health Act 1983; to establish and make provision in connection with an Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator and make other provision about the regulation of the health care professions; to confer power to modify the regulation of social care workers; to amend the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984; to provide for the payment of a grant to women in connection with pregnancy; to amend the functions of the Health Protection Agency; and for connected purposes.
    2014
      Care Act 2014 / 23 -|- Explanatory Note -|- Case law
      An Act to make provision to reform the law relating to care and support for adults and the law relating to support for carers; to make provision about safeguarding adults from abuse or neglect; to make provision about care standards; to establish and make provision about Health Education England; to establish and make provision about the Health Research Authority; to make provision about integrating care and support with health services; and for connected purposes.

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