Part 4 SProvision of services under NHS contracts
25Provision of certain services under NHS contractsS
(1)Section 17AA of the 1978 Act (arrangements for provision of certain services to be treated as NHS contract for certain purposes) is amended as follows.
(2)In subsection (1), for the words from “to”, where it first occurs, to the end of paragraph (b) substitute “to—
(a)any arrangement under which a Health Board or such other health service body as may be prescribed arrange for the provision to them by a person on an ophthalmic list, or
(b)any arrangement under which a Health Board arrange for the provision to them by a person on a dental list,”.
(3)In subsection (3)—
(a)after the word “section—” insert—
““dental list” means, in relation to a list published in accordance with regulations made under subsection (2) of section 25 of this Act, the first part of the list which is referred to in paragraph (a) of that subsection;”;
(b)the definition of “pharmaceutical list”, and the immediately preceding “and”, are repealed.