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National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997

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The Access to Health Records Act 1990 (c. 23)

66(1)The Access to Health Records Act 1990 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 1(2), for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)in the case of a record made by a general practitioner (other than an employed practitioner), or by a health professional employed by such a general practitioner—

(i)the general practitioner on whose list the patient is included (or, where the patient is included on the list of a medical practice consisting of two or more partners who are general practitioners, any such partner); or

(ii)where the patient is not on any such list, the Health Authority or Health Board by arrangement with whom a general practitioner last treated him;.

(3)In section 11, in the definition of “general practitioner”, for the words from “providing” to “Act 1978” substitute

(a)providing general medical services in accordance with arrangements made under section 29 of the [1977 c. 49.] National Health Service Act 1977 or section 19 of the [1978 c. 29.] National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978; or

(b)performing personal medical services in accordance with arrangements made under section 28C of the 1977 Act or section 17C of the 1978 Act.

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