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The Medical Profession (Responsible Officers) Regulations 2010

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Medical Profession (Responsible Officers) Regulations 2010 No. 2841

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Application of these Regulations to armed forces bodies

    3. 3.Application and extent

  3. PART 2 Responsible Officers

    1. 4.Designated bodies

    2. 5.Duty to nominate or appoint responsible officers

    3. 6.Duty to nominate or appoint additional responsible officers in cases of conflict of interest or appearance of bias

    4. 7.Conditions for nomination or appointment of responsible officers and for remaining as responsible officers

    5. 8.Nomination or appointment of one person as responsible officer for two or more designated bodies

    6. 9.Nomination of responsible officer by the Secretary of State

    7. 10.Connection between designated bodies and medical practitioners

    8. 11.Responsibilities of responsible officers: prescribed connection under regulation 10

    9. 12.Connection between designated bodies and medical practitioners who are responsible officers

    10. 13.Responsibilities of responsible officers: prescribed connection under regulation 12

    11. 14.Provision of resources to responsible officers

    12. 15.Duty to have regard to guidance

  4. PART 3 Additional Responsibilities of Responsible Officers: England

    1. 16.Additional responsibilities of responsible officers: prescribed connection under regulation 10

    2. 17.Additional responsibilities of responsible officers: prescribed connection under regulation 12

    3. 18.Duty to have regard to guidance

    4. 19.Provision of resources to responsible officers

  5. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Designated Bodies

      1. PART 1 Designated bodies

        1. 1.Primary Care Trusts.

        2. 2.Local Health Boards.

        3. 3.National Health Service trusts.

        4. 4.NHS foundation trusts.

        5. 5.Strategic Health Authorities.

        6. 6.Health Boards.

        7. 7.The Department of Health.

        8. 8.The Scottish Ministers.

        9. 9.The Welsh Ministers.

        10. 10.Postgraduate medical deaneries in England and Wales.

        11. 11.Any Scottish training governance body.

        12. 12.The Royal Navy.

        13. 13.The regular army within the meaning of section 374 of...

        14. 14.The Royal Air Force.

      2. PART 2 Designated bodies which employ or contract with medical practitioners

        1. 15.Special Health Boards.

        2. 16.Special Health Authorities.

        3. 17.The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service.

        4. 18.Bodies which provide independent health care services within the meaning...

        5. 19.A Government department or any executive agency of a Government...

        6. 20.The following locum agencies— (a) limited companies with shares owned...

        7. 21.A non-departmental public body.

        8. 22.Any body whose principal office is located in the United...

        9. 23.Bodies which have functions under the Act in relation to...

        10. 24.The Independent Doctors’ Federation.

        11. 25.Any organisation engaged in the provision of treatment for disease,...

        12. 26.(1) Any organisation which carries out surgical procedures (including any...

        13. 27.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any organisation which carries out...

        14. 28.Any organisation which is engaged in the analysis and reporting...

        15. 29.Any organisation which engages in the management of—

        16. 30.Any organisation engaged in the termination of pregnancies.

        17. 31.Any organisation engaged in the provision of medical services in...

        18. 32.A body engaged in the provision of residential accommodation together...

        19. 33.A body engaged in the provision of first aid treatment...

        20. 34.A body engaged in the provision of treatment in a...

        21. 35.A body engaged in the carrying out of any of...

        22. 36.A body engaged in the provision of residential accommodation for...

        23. 37.A body engaged in the provision of medical advice in...

        24. 38.An organisation engaged in the provision of medical services (otherwise...

  6. Explanatory Note

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