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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
2. (1) Patients who are eligible for the treatment time guarantee are those patients due to receive planned treatment on a day case basis or an inpatient basis.
(2) In this regulation—
“day case basis” means the treatment has been assessed as requiring the patient to remain in the place of treatment for a period of time after the treatment for the purposes of that patient’s supervised recovery, but does not require an overnight stay;
“inpatient basis” means the treatment requires the patient to be admitted to and remain in the place of treatment overnight;
“planned treatment” means treatment which is pre-arranged and non-emergency.
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