New Clause 3 - Secretary of State’s duty as to research
Health and Social Care (Re-Committed) Bill
‘After section 1C of the National Health Service Act 2006, insert—
“1CA Duty as to research
“In exercising functions in relation to the health service, the Secretary of State must have regard to the need to promote—
(a) research on matters relevant to the health service, and
(b) the use in the health service of evidence obtained from research.”’.