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

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The Access to Health Records (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 (NI 4)

In Article 2(2) in the definition of “general practitioner” for the words from “providing” to the end substitute

  • providing—


    general medical services in accordance with arrangements made under Article 56 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972; or


    personal medical services in accordance with arrangements made under Article 15B of that Order;.

In Article 3(2) for sub-paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)in the case of a record made by a general practitioner (other than an employed practitioner), or by a health professional employed by such a general practitioner—

(i)the general practitioner on whose list the patient is included (or, where the patient is included on the list of a medical practice consisting of two or more partners who are general practitioners, any such partner); or

(ii)where the patient is not on any such list, the Health and Social Services Board by arrangement with which a general practitioner last treated him;.

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