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The Mental Health (Primary Care Referrals and Eligibility to Conduct Primary Mental Health Assessments) (Wales) Regulations 2012

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2.  In these Regulations—

“local mental health partners” (“partneriaid iechyd meddwl lleol”) has the meaning provided in section 1 of the Measure;

“local primary mental health support services” (“gwasanaethau cymorth iechyd meddwl sylfaenol lleol”) has the meaning provided in section 5 of the Measure;

“primary care provider” (“darparydd gofal sylfaenol”) has the meaning provided in section 51(1) of the Measure;

“primary medical services” (“gwasanaethau meddygol sylfaenol”) means—

(a)

medical services provided under Part 4 of the 2006 Act whether by—

(i)

a contractor with whom a general medical services contract has been entered into with a Local Health Board under section 42 of that Act;

(ii)

a person with whom arrangements have been made under section 50 of that Act by a Local Health Board;

(iii)

a registered medical practitioner employed for the purposes of section 41(2)(a) of that Act by a Local Health Board; or

(iv)

a registered medical practitioner with whom a Local Health Board has made arrangements under section 41(2)(b) of that Act; or

(b)

medical services provided by—

(i)

a registered medical practitioner under arrangements made between a registered medical practitioner and a person responsible for the provision or running of a contracted out prison (within the meaning of section 84(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 1991(1)) in Wales; or

(ii)

a registered medical practitioner employed by Her Majesty’s Prison Service in Wales;

“primary mental health assessment” (“asesiad iechyd meddwl sylfaenol”) has the meaning provided in section 51(1) of the Measure;

“relevant local mental health partner” (“partner iechyd meddwl lleol perthnasol”) means the local mental health partner that is responsible for providing the majority of the local primary mental health support services under the Scheme agreed under section 2 of the Measure. If a Scheme is not agreed under section 2 of the Measure, the relevant local mental health partner is the Local Health Board for the local authority area in question;

“scheme” (“cynllun”) means a scheme that local mental health partners must take all reasonable steps to agree in accordance with section 2 of the Measure;

“the 2006 Act” (“Deddf 2006”) means the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006(2);

“the Measure” (“y Mesur”) means the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010(3).

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