On 28 April, the Health and Care Act 2022 (HCA) received royal assent. Seen as a successor to the Health and Social Care Act 2012, the new Act encompasses significant structural changes to healthcare services. The HCA is likely to become best known for its formalization of Integrated Care Systems and copious transfer of powers to ministers, which have raised objections from both the UK Parliament’s scrutiny committee and the medical profession.
|Journal||Medical Law Review|
|Early online date||8 Nov 2022|
|Publication status||Published - 2023|