Public Bodies: Liability

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 6th March 2020.

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Photo of Ellie Reeves Ellie Reeves Labour, Lewisham West and Penge

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a duty of care that an individual removes from their relatives automatically passes to a public body from which that individual is receiving care.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Both the National Health Service and local authorities owe a common law duty of care to the people within their care.

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