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The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Health Professionals and Social Care Professionals) (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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2.  The descriptions of persons prescribed for the definition of “health professionals” for the purpose of section 68(1) of the 2014 Act are—

(a)persons included in the register of medical practitioners kept by the registrar of the General Medical Council under section 2(1) (registration of medical practitioners) of the Medical Act 1983(1);

(b)persons included in the dentists register kept by the registrar of the General Dental Council under section 14(1) (the dentists register) of the Dentists Act 1984(2);

(c)persons included in the dental care professionals register kept by the registrar of the General Dental Council under section 36B(1) (the dental care professionals register) of the Dentists Act 1984(3);

(d)persons included in the register of optometrists, the register of dispensing opticians, the register of visiting optometrist or the register of visiting dispensing opticians maintained by the General Optical Council under section 7 (registers of opticians) and section 8B(1) (visiting opticians from relevant European States: registers) of the Opticians Act 1989(4);

(e)persons included in the register of osteopaths maintained by the Registrar of Osteopaths under section 2(3) (duty of Registrar to establish and maintain a register) of the Osteopaths Act 1993(5);

(f)persons included in the register of chiropractors maintained by the Registrar of Chiropractors under section 2(3) (duty of Registrar to establish and maintain a register) of the Chiropractors Act 1994(6);

(g)persons included in Parts 1 or 4 (pharmacists) or Parts 2 or 5 (pharmacy technicians) of the register maintained by the Registrar of the General Pharmaceutical Council under article 19(1) (establishment and maintenance of register) of the Pharmacy Order 2010(7);

(h)persons included in the register of qualified nurses and midwives maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Council under article 5(1) (establishment and maintenance of register) of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001(8); or

(i)persons included in the register of members of the relevant professions maintained by the Health and Care Professions Council under article 5(1) (establishment and maintenance of register) of the Health and Social Work Professions Order 2001(9).

(1)

1983 c.54; section 2(1) was amended by S.I. 2006/1914.

(2)

1984 c.24; section 14 was substituted by S.I. 2005/2011 and amended by S.I. 2007/1301.

(3)

Section 36B was inserted by S.I. 2005/2011 and amended by S.I. 2007/3101.

(4)

1989 c.44; section 7 was amended by S.I. 2005/848 and section 8B was inserted by S.I. 2007/3101.

(9)

S.I. 2002/254. The title of the Order was substituted by section 213(6) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (c.7) and article 1(1) was amended by section 213(4) of that Act.

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