Review and discuss the experience and criticisms of the implementation of the 20

Review and discuss the experience and criticisms of the implementation of the
2012 Act.
Identify the prospects for the future of the NHS as a universal, comprehensive
service free at the point of delivery, and healthcare generally in the UK.
Assignment 2
The Health and Social Care Act 2012 introduced the first legal duties about health inequalities. It
included specific duties for health bodies including the Department of Health, Public Health England,
Clinical Commissioning Groups, and NHS England which require the bodies to have due regard to
reducing health inequalities between the people of England. The Act also brought in changes for
local authorities on public health functions.
Review the key features of the 2012 Health and Social Care Act including its success and
criticisms of its implementation.
Word count: 2000 words

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