M4 analyse how government policies are developed What is a policy? A policy is a statement of what the government is trying to achieve and why. Government policy is the sum of all the individual policies – as a whole they help to define where the government stands on broad political issues. Reference https://www.gov.uk/government/how-government-works Policies come from a number of sources such as: • The public • The media • Public services • Politicians • Subject experts • Civil servants The first process of developing a policy is actually deciding what is going to be contained in that policy in many instances the details of a policies are left to experts within a civil service department who are there to work for the government. Government lawyers are responsible for actually
As we all know there are three branches to the United States’ Government. There is the Legislative Branch, the Judicial Branch, and the Executive Branch. Each branch has there own power. The Legislative Branch’s primary function is to make laws. However, this branch also deals with the levying of taxes and approving budgets of government expenditure.
1. Statutory Sector Statutory services are provided by the Government which are set laws that have been passed in Parliament. These settings are predominantly Health Service, Social Services and Education. Examples of these would include Schools, Nurseries, Doctors and Foster Care. These are all services which are provided to us and have to be by Law.
1.Understand requirements for handling information in health and social care settings 1.1 Identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in health and social care. There is lots of different legislation that is based around health and social care. The Main one with regard to handling data is the 1998 data protection act this explains the law based around how and when certain information is to be used, stored and shared. The health and social care act 2008 required the CQC to create a code of practice regarding personal information, this explains how you should obtain, handle and use personal confidential information. 1.2 Summarise the main points of legal requirements and codes of practice for handling information in health and social care The main points are as follows: * data must be followed in a fair and lawful way.
The Canadian system requires a tighter consolidation of financing, insurance, and payment functions, which are coordinated by the government. In Great Britain, the government manages the infrastructure for the delivery of medical care, in addition to financing a tax-supported national health insurance program. Under such a system, the government operates most of the medical institutions. Most health care providers are either government employees or are tightly organized in a publicly managed infrastructure. 3.
HLT 308V Week 4 DQ 2 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and The Joint Commission (TJC) have identified the necessity for health care organizations to have a risk management program to address infection control. Detail three measures that your health care organization (or any health care organization) needs to address in the delivery of safe health care services. (Example: Placing hand washing devices at all of the public entrances of the health care facility). Support your response with two peer-reviewed references. HLT 308V Week 5 DQ 1 Health care organizations are facing many challenges from various regulatory and government agencies.
We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more. | 2. | List the main features of current employment legislation the spectrum of employment law in the UK covers three main areas. Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination law... and Health and safety legislation. Although Equalities and Health and safety have meaning in other areas of life... both bodies of law feature measures relating to employment to a significant degree.
Quality Commission, defence vetting agency); local organisations eg police authorities, health authorities, fire and rescue authorities 2 Understand the democratic election process for each level of government in the UK Democratic election processes: who is entitled to stand for election; candidate selection processes; the influence of the party system on elections; representatives; period of election; publicity and electioneering activities undertaken; the voting processes eg personal, postal, electronic; election-day activities for different elections eg general elections, local elections eg parish, district, county, metropolitan boroughs elections; responsibilities of elected bodies; voting systems used eg first past the post, single transferable vote, alternative vote, proportional representation 3 Know the impact of UK government policies on the public services Examples of policies affecting different public services: policies that influence all services eg environmental, civilian, equal opportunities, human rights, financial reductions or increases; policies affecting the military services eg declarations of war, increased use of reserve forces, increased use of technology; links
Communications In Care Settings – Unit 2 - Statement C In my work placement there are three teams, the Pharmacists, the chief dispensers and the dispensers. Each contributes to the team structure. The pharmacists order and organise the drugs, the chief dispensers sign for deliveries and advise the dispensers on dosages and the dispensers shelve and sell the drugs. NHS Pharmacist Chief Dispenser Dispenser The NHS is obviously at the top of the pile as they are the ones who run the health care in the UK. The pharmacists communicate informally via telephone, Fax and e-mail with the NHS to place orders for pharmaceuticals.
Regulatory Agency Paper HCS/430 March 2, 2015 Christie Artuso Regulatory Agency Paper Regulatory agency within the healthcare industry, whether it be a government or any other type of agency all, have the same functions that are to protect and serve the people of the nation. This report will tell about the government regulatory agency known as the Federal Drug Administration or FDA for short. In detail will be what the agency is about, the structure of the agency, it will tell how this organization affects health care, show examples of how duties are carried out by the agency, it will discuss regulatory authority within the agency when it comes to health care and you, and lastly it will talk about the agency's process when it