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The National Health Service (Welsh Language in Primary Care Services) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2019

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Amendments to the National Health Service (Personal Dental Services Agreements) (Wales) Regulations 2006

4.—(1) The National Health Service (Personal Dental Services Agreements) (Wales) Regulations 2006(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In Schedule 3, in Part 2, after paragraph 17 insert—

Welsh Language

17A.(1) Where the contractor(2) provides dental services under the agreement(3) through the medium of Welsh, it must notify the Local Health Board(4) in writing.

(2) The contractor must make available a Welsh language version of any document or form for use by patients(5) and/or members of the public, provided by the Local Health Board.

(3) Where the contractor displays a new sign or notice in connection with dental services provided under the agreement, the text on the sign or notice must be in English and Welsh, and the contractor may utilise the translation service offered by the Local Health Board for this purpose.

(4) The contractor must encourage the wearing of a badge, provided by the Local Health Board, by those delivering dental services under the agreement who are Welsh speaking, to convey that they are able to speak Welsh.

(5) The contractor must encourage those delivering dental services under the agreement to utilise information and/or attend training courses and events provided by the Local Health Board, so that they can develop—

(a)an awareness of the Welsh language (including awareness of its history and its role in Welsh culture); and

(b)an understanding of how the Welsh language can be used when delivering dental services under the agreement.

(6) The contractor must encourage those delivering dental services under the agreement to establish and record the Welsh or English language preference expressed by or on behalf of a patient.

(1)

S.I. 2006/489 (W. 58) (“the PDS Regulations”), to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(2)

See the definition of “contractor” in regulation 2(1) of the PDS Regulations.

(3)

See the definition of “agreement” in regulation 2(1) of the PDS Regulations.

(4)

See the definition of “Local Health Board” in regulation 2(1) of the PDS Regulations.

(5)

See the definition of “patient” in regulation 2(1) of the PDS Regulations.

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