The Health and Social Care Act 2012

Root Definition

Defines the organisation and responsibilities of the Health and Social Care System in England, including responsibilities on data, to provide adequate care to citizens.

Customers

Citizens

Actors

Citizens
Organisations
Businesses
Government

Transformations

Transforms policy on care into organisational forms with legal obligations.

Weltenschauung

Health and social care should be provided safely, effectively and economically by the state. That includes the safe handling of data on patients and service users.

Owner

Citizens

Environment

Society as a whole.

Relavent Subsystems

N/A

Contribution to the problem situation

Much of the delivery of MBA courses is for the NHS, and therefore will have to abide by rules regarding data. This Act includes obligations on data management, and that data may be of use to MBA researchers.