Decoding the role of the DI. 21 October 2009 Kate Rolfvondenbaumen. Aims and outcomes. to help you understand the roles of the: Licence Holder (LH) Person(s) Designated Designated Individual (DI) provide you with information about the inspection process
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Decoding the role of the DI
21 October 2009
The role of the PD
-assist DI with development and implementation procedures
-work at a satellite offering advice and guidance
-oversee licensable activities on behalf of the DI
It is the duty of the DI (paragraph 18) to secure that:
Statutory duty of the DI cont.
The DI is the lynchpin of regulatory compliance under a licence
How does the HTA help you?
Legal obligation to satisfy ourselves that:
DIs have a statutory role to fulfil
The DI has a critical role in inspections:
ensuring all documentation is present
communicating the information in the report
ensuring compliance with additional conditions
Fact or fiction
The DI must be a doctor
Fact: The HT Act does not stipulate any specific academic qualifications for the DI
All establishments must have at least one, but no more than three, PDs on a licence
Fact: The HTA is not prescriptive about the number of Persons Designate on a licence.
Not all changes to a licence need to be reported to the HTA
Fact: The DI has a responsibility to ensure that HTA is kept informed of all changes to a licence in a timely manner
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