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

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  1. Introductory Text


    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation


    1. Preparation and making of pilot schemes

      1. 3.Pilot schemes

      2. 4.Provision of personal medical services under a pilot scheme

      3. 5.Provision of personal dental services under a pilot scheme

      4. 6.Proposals for pilot schemes

      5. 7.Approval of pilot schemes

      6. 8.Making of pilot schemes

    2. Reviews of pilot schemes

      1. 9.Reviews of pilot schemes

    3. Variation and termination of pilot schemes

      1. 10.Variation and termination of pilot schemes

    4. General

      1. 11.Relationship between this Part and the 1972 Order

      2. 12.Medical practitioners to be suitably experienced

      3. 13.Leaving medical lists

      4. 14.Preferential treatment on transferring to medical lists

      5. Art. 15 rep. by 2001 c. 3 (NI)

      6. 16.Liabilities and obligations in relation to deputies

      7. 17.HSC contracts

    5. Financial provisions

      1. 18.Funding of preparatory work

      2. Art. 19 rep. by 2001 c. 3 (NI)

      3. 20.Charges for dental treatment


    1. Personal medical or dental services

      1. 21.Provision of personal medical or dental services

      2. 22.Supplementary regulations

      3. Art. 23 rep. by 2004 NI 2

      4. 24.Right to choose dental practitioner

      5. Art. 25 rep. by 2004 NI 2

      6. 26.Charges for dental treatment

    2. Pharmaceutical services

      1. 27.Provision of additional pharmaceutical services

      2. 28.Terms and conditions etc.

      3. 29.Authorised provision of pharmaceutical services by medical practitioners

    3. HSC contracts

      1. 30.Provision of certain services under HSC contracts


    1. 31.Regulations and directions

    2. 32.Amendments and repeals


    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. Cases where preference is given (1) This Schedule applies if the Department determines under Article...

        1. Cases where preference is given

          1. 1.(1) This Schedule applies if the Department determines under Article...

        2. The preferential treatment

          1. 2.(1) The board must include the applicant's name in the...

        3. Representations against preferential treatment

          1. 3.(1) The Tribunal must inquire into any representations by the...

        4. Power of Tribunal to give directions

          1. 4.(1) If the Tribunal considers that the inclusion of the...

        5. Termination of directions

          1. 5.(1) A person's name may not be included (whether by...

        6. Directions in Great Britain

          1. 6.A person's name may not be included in any medical...

        7. Regulations

          1. 7.(1) Regulations must provide— (a) for inquiries under this Schedule...

        8. Interpretation

          1. 8.For the purposes of this Schedule the question of whether...

      1. Schedule 2—Amendments

      1. Schedule 3—Repeals

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