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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Patient Rights (Treatment Time Guarantee) (Scotland) Regulations 2012 No. 110
10. A Health Board must provide patients with clear and accurate information about how waiting time is calculated, and in particular a Health Board must inform patients of the consequences if they—
(a)are indefinitely unavailable for the agreed treatment;
(b)are unavailable for the agreed treatment for a known period;
(c)make a decision in accordance with regulation 4(2)(d);
(d)do not attend an agreed appointment for the agreed treatment (both where they have given reasonable notice to the Health Board, and where they have not);
(e)refuse two or more offers of an appointment for the agreed treatment;
(f)request to be treated in a different Health Board area in accordance with regulation 9.
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