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The National Health Service (General Medical Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2000

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New Regulation 7A of the principal Regulations

2.  After regulation 7 of the principal Regulations there is inserted–

Removal from the medical list where a doctor has died etc.

7A.  Where a Health Board or primary care NHS trust determines that a doctor whose name has been included in its medical list–

(a)has died;

(b)is no longer a doctor;

(c)is the subject of a direction given by the Professional Conduct Committee under section 36 of the Medical Act 1983 (erasure of name from the register or suspension of registration)(1) or of an order made by that Committee under section 38(1) of that Act (immediate suspension);

(d)has been convicted in the United Kingdom of murder; or

(e)has been convicted in the United Kingdom of a criminal offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment of at least six months,

it shall remove his name from the medical list with effect from the date of its determination or, where sub-paragraph (c) applies, the date on which the direction or order takes effect, if that date is later than the date of the Health Board’s or primary care NHS trust’s determination..

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