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The National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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Co-operation with investigations

87.—(1) The contractor shall co-operate with—

(a)any investigation of a complaint in relation to any matter reasonably connected with the provision of services under the contract undertaken by—

(i)the Health Board; and

(ii)the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman;

(b)any investigation of a complaint by a NHS body or local authority which relates to a patient or former patient of the contractor.

(2) In sub-paragraph (1)—

“NHS body” means, in Scotland, any Health Board, in England and Wales, a Primary Care trust, an NHS trust, an NHS foundation trust, a Strategic Health Authority, a Local Health Board, and, in Northern Ireland a Health and Social Services Board or a Health and Social Services trust;

“local authority” means—

(a)

a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (constitution of councils)(1);

(b)

any of the bodies listed in section 1 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (local authorities)(2); or

(c)

the Council of the Isles of Scilly.

(3) The co-operation required by sub-paragraph (1) includes—

(a)answering questions reasonably put to the contractor by the Health Board;

(b)providing any information relating to the complaint reasonably required by the Health Board; and

(c)attending any meeting to consider the complaint (if held at a reasonably accessible place and at a reasonable hour, and due notice has been given) if the contractor’s presence at the meeting is reasonably required by the Health Board.

(2)

1970 c. 42; section 1 was amended by the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70), section 195 and by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19), Schedule 10, paragraph 7.

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