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The National Health Service (Performers Lists) Regulations 2004

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Application for inclusion in a medical performers list

23.  (1)  In addition to the information required by regulation 4(2), the general medical practitioner, when making an application for the inclusion of his name in a medical performers list, shall give the following information—

(a)his medical qualifications and where they were obtained, with evidence concerning his qualifications and experience;

(b)subject to sub-paragraph (e), a declaration that he is a fully registered medical practitioner, included in both registers;

(c)his professional registration number and date of first registration in both registers;

(d)in relation to his professional experience given under regulation 4(2)(e), he shall separate that information into—

(i)general practice experience,

(ii)hospital appointments, and

(iii)other experience,

with full supporting particulars of that experience;

(e)if he is a GP Registrar, the name and practice address of his GP Trainer and, if he is not a fully registered medical practitioner included in the register of medical practitioners, a declaration that he is registered in that register with limited registration, with details of the limits of that registration, as defined in the direction by virtue of which he is registered;

(f)whether he is a contractor;

(g)whether he is a contractor for more than one scheme and, if so, which schemes and which of those schemes is the relevant scheme; and

(h)whether he is an armed forces GP.

(2) In addition to the undertakings required by regulation 4(3), the general medical practitioner shall give the following further undertakings—

(a)not to perform any primary medical services in the area of another Primary Care Trust or equivalent body from whose medical performers list, medical list, services list, supplementary list or equivalent list he has been removed, except where that removal was at his request or in accordance with regulation 10(6) of these Regulations, regulation 10(6) of the Services List Regulations, regulation 10(7) of the Supplementary List Regulations 2001 or regulation 7(2) or (11) of the Medical Regulations or any equivalent provision in Scotland or Wales, without the consent, in writing, of that Trust or equivalent body;

(b)if he is a GP Registrar, unless he has an acquired right under regulation 5(1)(d) of the Vocational Training for General Medical Practice (European Requirements) Regulations 1994(1), an undertaking—

(i)not to perform any primary medical services, except when acting for and under the supervision of, his GP Trainer,

(ii)to withdraw from the medical performers list if any of the events listed in paragraph (3) takes place, and

(iii)(aa)until the coming into force of article 10 of the 2003 Order, to apply for a certificate of prescribed experience under regulation 10 of, or a certificate of equivalent experience under regulation 11 of, the Vocational Training Regulations, as soon as he is eligible to do so, and to provide the Primary Care Trust with a copy of any such certificate, or

(bb)after the coming into force of article 10 of the 2003 Order, to provide the Primary Care Trust with evidence of his inclusion in the GP Register; and

(c)if he is a contractor, to comply with the requirements of paragraph 124 of Schedule 6 to the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004 (gifts)(2); and

(d)if he is not a contractor, to comply with the requirements of that paragraph as though he were a contractor.

(3) The events to which this paragraph applies are—

(a)the conclusion of any period of training prescribed by regulation 6(3) of the Vocational Training Regulations or, after the coming into force of articles 4 and 5 of the 2003 Order, any period of general practice training required pursuant to those articles, unless—

(i)it forms part of a vocational training scheme, which has not yet been concluded, or

(ii)the medical practitioner provides the Primary Care Trust with—

(aa)a certificate of prescribed experience, under regulation 10 of the Vocational Training Regulations,

(bb)a certificate of equivalent experience under regulation 11 of those regulations, or

(cc)after the coming into force of article 10 of the 2003 Order, evidence of his inclusion in the GP Register;

(b)the failure satisfactorily to complete any period of training within the meaning of regulation 9 of the Vocational Training Regulations or, after the coming into force of articles 4 and 5 of the 2003 Order, of general practice training within the meaning of those articles; and

(c)the completion of a vocational training scheme, unless the medical practitioner provides the Primary Care Trust with—

(i)a certificate of prescribed experience under regulation 10 of, or a certificate of equivalent experience under regulation 11 of, the Vocational Training Regulations, or

(ii)after the coming into force of article 10 of the 2003 Order, evidence of his inclusion in the GP Register.

(4) If he is an armed forces GP, he shall not be required to give an undertaking pursuant to regulation 4(3)(e) (undertaking to participate in NHS appraisal).

(1)

S.I. 1994/3130, as amended by S.I. 1998/669 and 2003/3148.

(2)

S.I. 2004/291.

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