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The National Health Service (Choice of Medical Practitioner) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000

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Amendment of regulation 5 of the principal Regulations

5.—(1) Regulation 5 of the principal Regulations (assignment by a pilot scheme provider) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraphs (1) and (6) after the words “Health Board” in both places where they occur there is inserted “or primary care NHS trust”.

(3) At the end of paragraph (2)(b), the word “and” is deleted;

(4) After paragraph (2)(b), there is inserted–

(bb)whether the person’s name has been removed from the doctor’s list of any doctor at the request of that doctor or, as the case may be, a pilot scheme provider because–

(i)he has committed an act of violence against the doctor or has behaved in such a way that the doctor has feared for his safety; and

(ii)the doctor has reported the incident to the police or the Procurator Fiscal;

and, if so, which doctor has the most appropriate facilities to deal with such a patient; and.

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