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The Westminster Series, Volume 6: Aspects of the National Health Service Acts describes the intricacies of the creation of the National Health Service Acts within the context of the general plan while considering the main subordinate instruments that prescribe the details of the scheme. This book is divided into seven chapters and begins with an introduction to the objective of the Acts, subordinate rules and regulations, parliamentary influence, and finance. The succeeding chapters discuss the function, services offered, and the legal aspects of the Acts. These topics are followed by an examination of the local health authority services, their leadership, as well as the regulations concerning superannuation and transfer of officers. The final chapter considers the beneficial effects of the Acts. This book will be of value to health service students and workers, as well as the general public who wish to study the statutory basis of the Health Service.
Chapter 1 — General Introduction
The Object of the Acts
Divisions of the Service
Subordinate Rules and Regulations
Chapter 2 — The Minister and the Service
Consultation and Advice
Finance and Parliamentary Control
Inquiry and Default
Chapter 3 — Hospital and Specialist Services
Adaptation of Existing Services to Needs of a Comprehensive Health Service
Voluntary and Local Authority Hospitals
Transfer of Property and Endowments
Local Authority Hospitals
Administration of Part II Services:
A. Regional Hospital Boards
B. Hospital Management Committees
Charges to the Patient
Ancillary Services Provided by the Minister
Chapter 4 — The Local Health Authority
Local Health Authorities
Proposals for Services
Maternity and Child Welfare
Vaccination and Immunization
Section 28 Arrangements
Care and Treatment
Chapter 5 — The Practitioner Services
Individual Nature of Practitioner Services
Local Representative Committees
Procedure and Appointment of Executive Councils
Joint Executive Councils.
General Medical Services
General Dental Services
Supplementary Ophthalmic Services
Complaint and Disciplinary Procedure
Chapter 6 — Superannuation and Transfer of Officers
Persons to Whom the Scheme Applies
Extensions of the Scheme
Claims and Disputes
Transfer of Officers
Chapter 7 — The Effect of the Acts
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- © Pergamon 1966
- 1st January 1966
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