To read the full version of this content please select one of the options below:

Modernising the regulation of health and social care professionals: the Law Commissions’ final report and draft Bill

Tim Spencer-Lane (Lawyer, based at Law Commission of England & Wales, London, UK)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 2 December 2014

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to summarise the Law Commissions’ final report and draft Bill on the regulation of health and social care professionals.

Design/methodology/approach

To summarise the key recommendations that are relevant to adult safeguarding.

Findings

The final report concludes that new legislation is needed to govern the UK regulators of health and social care professionals.

Originality/value

The paper sets out the recommended new legal framework.

Keywords

Citation

Spencer-Lane, T. (2014), "Modernising the regulation of health and social care professionals: the Law Commissions’ final report and draft Bill", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 16 No. 6, pp. 411-420. https://doi.org/10.1108/JAP-05-2014-0016

Publisher

:

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2014, Emerald Group Publishing Limited