Use of accommodation

Orders of the Day — National Health Service (Primary Care) Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 9:30 pm on 12th March 1997.

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17I. If the Secretary of State considers that any accommodation provided by him by virtue of this Act is suitable for use in connection with the provision of personal medical services or personal dental services in accordance with section 17C arrangements, he may make the accommodation available on such terms as he thinks fit to persons providing those services.".'.

No. 32, in page 48, line 15, after '17C' insert 'arrangements'.

No. 48, in page 48, line 16, leave out from 'means' to end of line 20 and insert '—

  1. (a) in relation to a medical practitioner who practises otherwise than in partnership, an individual who is on that practitioner's list of patients (or, if that practitioner and one or more other medical practitioners together have a single list of patients in connection with section 17C arrangements, an individual who is on that single list);
  2. (b) in relation to a medical practitioner who is one of two or more practitioners who practise in partnership with each other, an individual who is on the list of patients of any of those practitioners (or, if any of those practitioners together have a single list of patients in connection with section 17C arrangements, an individual who is on that single list)." '.

No. 49, in page 49, line 16, at end insert— '. In section 77(1), references to functions conferred or imposed by or under the 1978 Act are to be construed as including references to functions conferred or imposed in relation to pilot schemes by or under this Act; and references to regulations, schemes, proposals and directions are accordingly to be construed as including regulations, schemes, proposals or directions under this Act.'.

No. 50, in page 49, line 16, at end insert— '. In section 78, the reference to a function conferred by or under the 1978 Act is to be construed as including a reference to a function conferred in relation to pilot schemes by or under this Act.'.

No. 51, in page 49, line 38, leave out from "practice patient"' to end of line 42 and insert ', in relation to a recognised fund-holding practice, means an individual who is on the list of patients of any of the members of the practice (or, if any of those members together have a single list of patients in connection with section 17C arrangements, an individual who is on that single list)." '.

No. 73, in page 49, line 42, at end insert— '.—(1) Section 87D is amended as follows.

  1. (2) In subsection (1), for "subsection (2)" substitute "subsections (2) and (8)".
  2. (3) In subsection (3)—
    1. (a) in paragraph (a), after "who" insert "is on the medical list of a Health Board and"; and
    2. (b) for paragraph (b) substitute—
    1. "(b) in the case of two or more medical practitioners who practise in partnership with each other, each medical practitioner who is on the medical list of a Health Board;".
  3. (4) After subsection (7) insert—
(8) This section does not apply in relation to the performance or provision of personal medical services in accordance with section 17C arrangements.".'.

No. 74, in page 49, line 42, at end insert— '. In section 88(1)(d) and (2)(e), after "section 22" insert "or by regulations which make provision in relation to section 17C arrangements of a kind that may be made by regulations under section 22".'.

No. 33, in page 49, line 44, leave out 'within the meaning of and insert 'specified in'.

No. 75, in page 51, line 46, at end insert—