2012 BDA responses

2012 BDA consultation responses on legislation and government policy

In 2012 the BDA responded to the following consultations:

JanuaryInquiry into dentistry (Office of Fair Trading)

January - Implementing a ‘Duty of Candour’; a new contractual requirement on providers (Department of Health)

February - Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers (Welsh Assembly Government)

March - Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers (Department of Health)

March - Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers (Scottish Government)

March - Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 - Review of "Can I Help You?" (Guidance for handling and learning from feedback, comments concerns or complaints about NHS health care services (Scottish Government)

March - Learning disability service framework (DHSSPSNI)

April - More than just Words - Strategic Framework for Welsh Language Services in Health, Social Services and Social Care (Welsh Assembly Government)

September - Management of HIV-infected Healthcare Workers (DHSSPSNI)

September - Integration of Adult Health and Social Care in Scotland (Scottish Government)

September - Local Authority Health Scrutiny (Department of Health)

September - Local Healthwatch regulations to service providers (Department of Health)

September - Consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board (Department of Health)

October - Enhancing Consumer Confidence by Clarifying Consumer Law (Department for Business, Innovations and Skills)

October - Universities Superannuation Scheme's admission temrs and their role in scheme mutuality (Universities Superannuation Scheme)

October - Draft together for health: A national oral health plan for Wales (Welsh Assembly Government)

October - The people's NHS (Welsh Assembly Government)

November - Implementation of the Consumer Rights Directive (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

November - Implementing employee owner status (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills)

December - National Performers list for GPs, dentists and ophthalmic practitioners (Department of Health)