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Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011

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11Treatment time guarantee: guidance and directions

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(1)Health Boards must, when taking steps to start the treatment of eligible patients, have regard to any guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers which relates to the treatment time guarantee (and in particular, Health Boards’ compliance with it).

(2)The Scottish Ministers may direct a Health Board to take specified action in relation to its compliance with the treatment time guarantee (including, in particular, the steps it must take).

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