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The Health Services (Primary Care) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997


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Medical practitioners to be suitably experienced

12.—(1) Any medical practitioner who performs personal medical services in connection with the provision of such services under a pilot scheme must be suitably experienced.

(2) Paragraph (1) does not prevent the performance of personal medical services by—

(a)a person who is acting in the course of acquiring the experience prescribed by regulations made under Article 8 of the [1978 NI 26.] Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978;

(b)a person who is provisionally registered under section 15 or 21 of the [1983 c. 54.] Medical Act 1983, acting in the course of his employment in a resident medical capacity in an approved medical practice (within the meaning of section 11(4) of that Act); or

(c)such other category of person as may be prescribed.

(3) Paragraphs (2) to (7) of Article 8 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (meaning of “suitably experienced”) apply for the purposes of this Article as they apply for the purposes of Part II of that Order.

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