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The Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (General) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

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Information to be provided with respect to an injured person

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5.—(1) A person specified in section 160(1)(a) shall send to the Scottish Ministers the information set out in paragraph (3)(a) and (b) and, where known, the information set out in paragraph 3(c) to (g) not later than 14 days after the date on which the claim in respect of the injury is made by or on behalf of the injured person.

(2) A person specified in section 160(1)(b) to (e) shall send, where known, to the Scottish Ministers such information set out in paragraph (3) not later than 14 days after the date on which the Scottish Ministers request it.

(3) The information referred to in paragraphs (1) and (2) is–

(a)the full name and address of the injured person;

(b)the full name and address of–

(i)the person against whom the claim is made;

(ii)anyone acting on behalf of that person;

(c)the date of birth or national insurance number of that person;

(d)the date on which the injury occurred;

(e)the nature of the injury;

(f)in respect of NHS treatment received at a hospital in respect of the injury–

(i)the name and address of the hospital; and

(ii)whether the injured person was admitted to hospital and if so the date of admission and discharge; and

(g)in respect of NHS ambulance services provided to the injured person as a result of the person’s injury–

(i)the name and address of the ambulance trust which provided those services;

(ii)the date on which the services were provided; and

(iii)the name and address of any hospital to which the injured person was taken.

(4) The responsible body of each hospital at which an injured person received NHS treatment in respect of the person’s injury shall send the following information in relation to that person to the Scottish Ministers not later than 14 days after the date on which the Scottish Ministers request it–

(a)the date the treatment began;

(b)whether and, if so, the date on which, NHS ambulance services were provided to the injured person as a result of the injury, for the purpose of taking the person to a hospital in relation to which it is the responsible body (including taking the person from one such hospital to another such hospital);

(c)whether the injured person was admitted to a hospital in relation to which it is the responsible body and, if so, the dates of admission and discharge;

(d)where known, the name and address of any other hospital at which the injured person received treatment; and

(e)whether there is likely to be further treatment in respect of the injury.

(5) Any ambulance trust which provided NHS ambulance services to the injured person in respect of the person’s injury shall send the following information in relation to that person to the Scottish Ministers not later than 14 days after the date on which the Scottish Ministers request it–

(a)the date on which those services were provided to the injured person as a result of the injury; and

(b)the name and address of any hospital to which the injured person was taken for NHS treatment.

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