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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE ACT 2008

UK Public General Acts

Version 03/04/2017

2008 CHAPTER 14

Default Geographical Extent: E+W+S+N.I.


  • Part 1. The Care Quality Commission
    • Chapter 1 (E+W). Introductory
    • Chapter 2 (E+W). Registration in respect of provision of health or social care
      • Introductory (E+W)
      • Registration of persons carrying on regulated activities (E+W)
      • Registration of managers (E+W)
      • Further provision about registration as a service provider or manager (E+W)
      • Regulation, code of practice and guidance (E+W)
      • Registration procedure (E+W)
      • Offences (E+W)
      • Information to be available to public (E+W)
      • Miscellaneous (E+W)
      • Power to modify provisions of Chapter (E+W)
      • Interpretation (E+W)
    • Chapter 3 (E+W). Quality of health and social care
      • F39 ... (E+W)
      • Healthwatch England and Local Healthwatch organisations (E+W)
      • Reviews and investigations (E+W)
    • Chapter 4 (E+W). Functions under Mental Health Act 1983
    • Chapter 5 (E+W). Further functions
    • Chapter 6. Miscellaneous and General
      • Inspections (E+W)
      • Powers of entry etc. (E+W)
      • Interaction with other authorities
      • Inquiries (E+W)
      • Information (E+W)
      • Further provisions about functions of Commission (E+W)
      • Fees (E+W)
      • Enforcement (E+W)
      • Service of documents (E+W)
      • Further amendments (E+W)
      • Crown application (E+W)
      • Interpretation
  • Part 2. Regulation of health professions and health and social care workforce
    • The Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator
    • Amendments of Part 3 of Health Act 1999
    • The Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence
    • Conduct and performance of medical practitioners and other health care workers
    • Hearing Aid Council
    • Regulation of social care workforce (E+W)
    • Approved mental health professionals (E+W)
    • General
  • Part 3 (E+W). Public health protection
  • Part 4. Health in pregnancy grant
    • England, Wales and Scotland (E+W+S)
    • Northern Ireland
    • General and supplementary
  • Part 5. Miscellaneous
    • Amendments relating to National Health Service (E+W)
    • Weighing and measuring of children (E+W)
    • Social care
    • Financial assistance related to provision of health or social care services (E+W)
    • National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care (E+W)
    • Functions of Health Protection Agency in relation to biological substances
    • Further amendments (E+W)
  • Part 6. General
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Introductory Text

Health and Social Care Act 2008

2008 CHAPTER 14

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.

[21st July 2008]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

Part 1
The Care Quality Commission



Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1 Pt. 1 excluded (6.4.2010) by The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.16, Transitory and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/807) , arts. 1(1)(a) , 17(4)(c) (5)(b)

C2 Pt. 1 excluded (6.4.2010) by The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.16, Transitory and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/807) , arts. 1(1)(a) , 14(4)(c)

C3 Pt. 1 modified (E.W.) (6.4.2015) by Care Act 2014 (c. 23), ss. 57(1), 127(1); S.I. 2015/993, art. 4 (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2015/995)

C4 Pt. 1 modified (E.W.) (6.4.2015) by Care Act 2014 (c. 23), ss. 57(1)(2), 127(1); S.I. 2015/993, art. 4 (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2015/995)


Chapter 1 (E+W)
Introductory



1 The Care Quality Commission (E+W)

(1) There is to be a body corporate known as the Care Quality Commission (referred to in this Part as “the Commission”).

(2) The Commission for Healthcare Audit and Inspection, the Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Mental Health Act Commission are dissolved.

(3) Schedule 1 (which makes further provision about the Care Quality Commission) has effect.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1 S. 1(1) in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(a)

I2 S. 1(2) in force at 1.4.2009 by S.I. 2009/462, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 1

I3 S. 1(3) in force at 1.10.2008 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(b)

I4 S. 1(3) in force at 1.4.2009 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2009/462, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2


2 The Commission's functions (E+W)

(1) The Commission has the functions conferred on it by or under any enactment.

(2) Those functions include—

(a) registration functions under Chapter 2,
(b) review and investigation functions under Chapter 3, and
(c) functions under the Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20).
Annotations:

Commencement Information

I5 S. 2(1) in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(c)

I6 S. 2(2)(a) in force at 12.1.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/3168, art. 2

I7 S. 2(2)(a) in force at 6.4.2010 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2010/807, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 1 (with Pt. 3)

I8 S. 2(2)(b)(c) in force at 1.4.2009 by S.I. 2009/462, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 3


3 The Commission's objectives (E+W)

(1) The main objective of the Commission in performing its functions is to protect and promote the health, safety and welfare of people who use health and social care services.

(2) The Commission is to perform its functions for the general purpose of encouraging—

(a) the improvement of health and social care services,
(b) the provision of health and social care services in a way that focuses on the needs and experiences of people who use those services, and
(c) the efficient and effective use of resources in the provision of health and social care services.
(3) In this Chapter “health and social care services” means the services to which the Commission's functions relate.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I9 S. 3 in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(d)


4 Matters to which the Commission must have regard (E+W)

(1) In performing its functions the Commission must have regard to—

(a) views expressed by or on behalf of members of the public about health and social care services,
(b) experiences of people who use health and social care services and their families and friends,
(c) views expressed by [F1 Local Healthwatch organisations or Local Healthwatch contractors] about the provision of health and social care services F2 ...,
(d) the need to protect and promote the rights of people who use health and social care services (including, in particular, the rights of children, of persons detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, of persons who are deprived of their liberty in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (c. 9) , and of other vulnerable adults) ,
(e) the need to ensure that action by the Commission in relation to health and social care services is proportionate to the risks against which it would afford safeguards and is targeted only where it is needed,
(f) any developments in approaches to regulatory action, and
(g) best practice among persons performing functions comparable to those of the Commission (including the principles under which regulatory action should be transparent, accountable and consistent).
(2) In performing its functions the Commission must also have regard to such aspects of government policy as the Secretary of State may direct.

[F3 (3) In subsection (1) (c) , “Local Healthwatch contractor” has the meaning given by section 223 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.]

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Words in s. 4(1)(c) substituted (1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 189(6)(a)(i), 306(4); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2) (with arts. 7-9)

F2 Words in s. 4(1)(c) omitted (1.4.2013) by virtue of Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 189(6)(a)(ii), 306(4); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2) (with arts. 7-9)

F3 S. 4(3) substituted (1.4.2013) by Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c. 7), ss. 189(6)(b), 306(4); S.I. 2013/160, art. 2(2) (with arts. 7-9)

Commencement Information

I10 S. 4 in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(d)


5 Statement on user involvement (E+W)

(1) The Commission must publish a statement describing how it proposes to—

(a) promote awareness among service users and carers of its functions,
(b) promote and engage in discussion with service users and carers about the provision of health and social care services and about the way in which the Commission exercises its functions,
(c) ensure that proper regard is had to the views expressed by service users and carers, and
(d) arrange for any of its functions to be exercised by, or with the assistance of, service users and carers.
(2) The Commission may from time to time revise the statement and must publish any revised statement.

(3) Before publishing the statement (or revised statement) the Commission must consult such persons as it considers appropriate.

(4) In this section—

(a) “service users” means people who use health or social care services, and
(b) “carers” means people who care for service users as relatives or friends.
Annotations:

Commencement Information

I11 S. 5 in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(d)


6 Transfers of property, rights and liabilities (E+W)

Schedule 2 (which makes provision for the transfer of property, rights and liabilities) has effect.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I12 S. 6 in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(d)


7 Meaning of “health and social care services” in Chapter 1 (E+W)

In this Chapter “health and social care services” has the meaning given by section 3(3).

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I13 S. 7 in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(d)


Chapter 2 (E+W)
Registration in respect of provision of health or social care



Introductory (E+W)


8 “Regulated activity” (E+W)

(1) In this Part “regulated activity” means an activity of a prescribed kind.

(2) An activity may be prescribed for the purposes of subsection (1) only if—

(a) the activity involves, or is connected with, the provision of health or social care in, or in relation to, England, and
(b) the activity does not involve the carrying on of any establishment or agency, within the meaning of the Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14) , for which Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills is the registration authority under that Act.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (2) , activities connected with the provision of health or social care include, in particular—

(a) the supply of staff who are to provide such care;
(b) the provision of transport or accommodation for those who require such care;
(c) the provision of advice in respect of such care.
Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1 Pt. 1 excluded (6.4.2010) by The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.16, Transitory and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/807) , arts. 1(1)(a) , 17(4)(c) (5)(b)

C2 Pt. 1 excluded (6.4.2010) by The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Commencement No.16, Transitory and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/807) , arts. 1(1)(a) , 14(4)(c)

Commencement Information

I14 S. 8 partly in force; S. 8 in force for specified purposes at Royal Assent, see s. 170

I15 S. 8 in force at 12.1.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2008/3168, art. 2

I16 S. 8 in force at 6.4.2010 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2010/807, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 para. 2 (with Pt. 3)


9 “Health or social care” (E+W)

(1) This section has effect for the interpretation of this Part.

(2) “Health care” includes all forms of health care provided for individuals, whether relating to physical or mental health, and also includes procedures that are similar to forms of medical or surgical care but are not provided in connection with a medical condition.

(3) “Social care” includes all forms of personal care and other practical assistance provided for individuals who by reason of age, illness, disability, pregnancy, childbirth, dependence on alcohol or drugs, or any other similar circumstances, are in need of such care or other assistance.

(4) “Health or social care” means health care or social care.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I17 S. 9 in force at 1.10.2008 by S.I. 2008/2497, art. 2(e)


Registration of persons carrying on regulated activities (E+W)