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The National Health Service (Personal Medical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART II AGREEMENTS

    1. 2.Entering into an agreement

    2. 3.No undue compromise

    3. 4.Withdrawal from an agreement

    4. 5.Variation of an agreement

    5. 6.Publication of Details of an Agreement

  4. PART III PERFORMANCE OF PERSONAL MEDICAL SERVICES

    1. 7.Performance of personal medical services by medical practitioners

    2. 8.Child health surveillance services and minor surgery services

  5. PART IV PATIENT LISTS

    1. 9.Lists of patients

    2. 10.Removal from a list of patients who receive personal medical services

    3. 11.Transfer of patients from lists

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 12.Parties treated as health service bodies

    2. 13.Enforcement of directions as to payments

    3. 14.Financial Assistance

    4. 15.Conditions in respect of financial assistance

    5. 16.Liability of performers who provide general medical services and Part II practitioners who perform personal medical services

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AGREEMENTS

      1. 1.Inclusion of provisions.

      2. 2.Patients.

      3. 3-9.Provision of personal medical services and other services.

      4. 10.Provision of drugs or appliances for immediate treatment.

      5. 11.Performance of personal medical services.

      6. 12.Persons employed or engaged by a provider.

      7. 13.Medical practitioners with provisional registration.

      8. 14-18.Performer’s lists and pooled lists.

      9. 19.Assignment of patients to performers.

      10. 20.Acceptance of patients in a performer’s list.

      11. 21.Acceptance of patients in a pooled list.

      12. 22.Termination of responsibility for patients.

      13. 23.Temporary residents.

      14. 24.Childhood immunisation.

      15. 25.Practice leaflet.

      16. 26.Qualifying bodies.

      17. 27.Insurance.

      18. 1.Inclusion of provisions

      19. 2.Patients

      20. 3.Provision of personal medical services and other services

      21. 4.Sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 3 is not to be construed...

      22. 5.Where a provider is to provide child health surveillance services,...

      23. 6.Where a provider is to provide maternity medical services, contraceptive...

      24. 7.Where an agreement imposes requirements in accordance with paragraph 5...

      25. 8.An agreement shall require the provider to take reasonable steps...

      26. 9.An agreement shall provide that unless the provider has the...

      27. 10.Provision of drugs or appliances for immediate treatment

      28. 11.Performance of personal medical services

      29. 12.Persons employed or engaged by a provider

      30. 13.Medical practitioners with provisional registration

      31. 14.Performer’s lists and pooled lists

      32. 15.An agreement shall specify the maximum total number of persons...

      33. 16.Where an agreement authorises a pooled list, it shall provide...

      34. 17.An agreement shall require the provider to ensure that no...

      35. 18.The provider shall be required by an agreement to give...

      36. 19.Assignment of patients to performers

      37. 20.Acceptance of patients in a performer’s list

      38. 21.Acceptance of patients in a pooled list

      39. 22.Termination of responsibility for patients

      40. 23.Temporary residents

      41. 24.Childhood immunisations

      42. 25.Practice leaflet

      43. 26.Qualifying bodies

      44. 27.Insurance

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PUBLICATION OF DETAILS

      1. 1.Names and addresses of the parties to the agreement.

      2. 2.Date of the agreement.

      3. 3.Names and qualifications of the performers.

      4. 4.Date and place of first registration of each performer.

      5. 5.All addresses at which personal medical services are performed under...

      6. 6.Details of the normal hours and the normal place.

      7. 7.Details of any appointments system and arrangements for urgent and...

      8. 8.The arrangements under which a person may receive personal medical...

      9. 9.The arrangements for obtaining repeat prescriptions and, if a dispensing...

      10. 10.Details (including, if appropriate, where and when the service or...

      11. 11.The numbers, functions and availability of professionals other than medical...

      12. 12.The arrangements for receipt of patients' comments, suggestions and complaints....

      13. 13.Whether the practice premises have suitable access for all disabled...

      14. 14.Arrangements for notifying patients if the provider engages or employs...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PERFORMANCE OF PERSONAL MEDICAL SERVICES UNDER AN AGREEMENT

      1. 1-3.Performer’s qualifications.

      2. 4-10.Availability of personal medical services and other services.

      3. 11.Responsibility for performance of personal medical services.

      4. 12-13.Medical certificates.

      5. 14.Patient records.

      6. 15-16.Prescribing.

      7. 17.Provision of drugs or appliances for immediate treatment.

      8. 18.Charges.

      9. 1.Performer’s qualifications

      10. 2.A medical practitioner who performs personal medical services shall be...

      11. 3.Where a decision whether any, and if so what, action...

      12. 4.Availability of personal medical services and other services

      13. 5.In normal hours, personal medical services shall be performed–

      14. 6.Outside normal hours, if, in the light of a patient’s...

      15. 7.Appropriate treatment which is immediately required owing to an accident...

      16. 8.Immediately necessary treatment shall be given, upon request, to any...

      17. 9.Where a person applies to a performer for treatment and...

      18. 10.Maternity medical services shall be performed in the event of...

      19. 11.Responsibility for performance of personal medical services

      20. 12.Medical certificates

      21. 13.(1) A medical officer, or an officer of the Department...

      22. 14.Patient records

      23. 15.Prescribing

      24. 16.Subject to paragraph 18(b) of this Schedule and paragraph 36(h)...

      25. 17.Provision of drugs or appliances for immediate treatment

      26. 18.Charges

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      DISPUTES

      1. 1.Except where the provider is a health service body within...

      2. 2.Any dispute arising out of or in connection with the...

      3. 3.Any party wishing to commence a dispute resolution under the...

      4. 4.(1) Within the period of seven days beginning with the...

      5. 5.Subject to the other provisions of this Schedule and to...

      6. 6.The determination, and the reasons for it shall be recorded...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MINOR SURGERY SERVICES

  8. Explanatory Note

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