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The General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003

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The National Health Service (General Medical Services) Regulations 1992

1.  In the National Health Service (General Medical Services) Regulations 1992(1)—

(a)in regulation 18E(1) (criteria for approval and nomination), sub-paragraph (a) shall be omitted;

(b)in regulation 25 (temporary provision of services), for paragraph (6A) substitute—

(6A) No doctor may be appointed under paragraph (2) or (6) unless he is included by a Health Authority, Local Health Board or Primary Care Trust in a medical list, a medical supplementary list in accordance with section 43D of the Act, or is named as a performer of personal medical services in a pilot scheme.;

(c)in Schedule 2 (terms of service for doctors)—

(i)in paragraph 21A (which applies to England only), for sub-paragraph (2)(a)(iii), there shall be substituted—

(iii)will, unless he is a trainee general practitioner acting in the place of and under the supervision of the doctor responsible for his training—

(aa)be an eligible general practitioner pursuant to paragraph 22 of Schedule 8 to the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003 (other than by virtue of being a restricted services principal) during the transitional period set out in paragraph 21 of Schedule 8 to that Order, or

(bb)have his name included in the General Practitioner Register maintained by the General Medical Council pursuant to article 10(1) of that Order (other than by virtue of being a restricted services principal),,

(ii)in paragraph 22 (which applies to Wales only), for sub-paragraph (2)(a)(iii), there shall be substituted—

(iii)will, unless he is a trainee general practitioner acting in the place of and under the supervision of the doctor responsible for his training—

(aa)be an eligible general practitioner pursuant to paragraph 22 of Schedule 8 to the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003 (other than by virtue of being a restricted services principal) during the transitional period set out in paragraph 21 of Schedule 8 to that Order, or

(bb)have his name included in the General Practitioner Register maintained by the General Medical Council pursuant to article 10(1) of that Order (other than by virtue of being a restricted services principal), and, and

(iii)in paragraph 22A—

(aa)for sub-paragraph (a) there shall be substituted—

(a)either—

(i)is an eligible general practitioner pursuant to paragraph 22 of Schedule 8 to the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003 (other than by virtue of being a restricted services principal) during the transitional period set out in paragraph 21 of Schedule 8 to that Order, or

(ii)has his name included in the General Practitioner Register maintained by the General Medical Council pursuant to article 10(1) of that Order (other than by virtue of being a restricted services principal); or, and

(bb)sub-paragraph (b) shall be omitted;

(d)in Schedule 3 (information to be considered by a Primary Care Trust when deciding whether or not to declare a vacancy), in Part III, for paragraph 5 there shall be substituted—

5.  Medical qualifications and experience, and evidence that the doctor—

(a)is an eligible general practitioner pursuant to paragraph 22 of Schedule 8 to the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications Order) 2003 during the transitional period set out in paragraph 21 of Schedule 8 to that Order; or

(b)has his name included in the General Practitioner Register maintained by the General Medical Council pursuant to article 10(1) of that Order.; and

(e)in Schedule 12 (information to be included in practice leaflets), for paragraph 20 there shall be substituted—

20.  If the practice has practitioners that are approved for the purposes of providing the training to GP Registrars referred to in article 5(1)(c)(i) of the General and Specialist Medical Practice (Education, Training and Qualifications) Order 2003, or if the practice undertakes the teaching of undergraduate medical students, the nature of the arrangements for drawing this to the attention of patients..

(1)

S.I. 1992/635, relevant amendments to which were made by S.I. 1998/2838, 2001/3742 and 2003/26.

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