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Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011

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19Duties to share information

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(1)A relevant body must (where reasonably practicable and otherwise appropriate) give providers of the patient advice and support service information about—

(a)the relevant body (and the health service generally) including its organisation, procedures and specific services that it provides,

(b)any changes to the information mentioned in paragraph (a), and

(c)such other relevant matters as providers of the patient advice and support service may reasonably request.

(2)The Agency must secure that providers of the patient advice and support service give relevant bodies information about—

(a)the services that providers of the patient advice and support service provide,

(b)such other relevant matters as relevant bodies may reasonably request.

(3)No information is to be given under subsection (1) or (2) which would infringe patient confidentiality.

(4)For the purposes of this section “relevant body” has the same meaning as in section 10ZA(6) of the 1978 Act (provision of patient advice and support service).

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