'The Medical Act 1983 (c.54)

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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.(—(1) The Medical Act 1983 is amended as follows.

  1. (2) In section 11(4), in the definition of "approved", for ", in relation to a hospital or institution," substitute "(except in subsection (5))".
  2. (3) In section 13—
    1. (a) in subsection (1), for "approved hospital or approved institution" substitute "approved hospital, approved institution or approved medical practice";
    2. (b) in subsection (2), for "hospital or institution" substitute "hospital, institution or medical practice";
    3. (c) in subsection (3)(a), for "an approved hospital or an approved institution" substitute "an approved hospital, an approved institution or an approved medical practice".
  3. (4) In section 15(3), for "approved hospitals or approved institutions" substitute "approved hospitals, approved institutions or approved medical practices".
  4. (5) In section 21(3), for "approved hospitals or approved institutions" substitute "approved hospitals, approved institutions or approved medical practices".'.

No. 52, in page 53, line 23, leave out from "practice patient"' to end of line 27 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 arrangements made under section 28C of the principal Act, an individual who is on that single list)." '.

No. 34, in page 53, line 27, at end insert—

  • '() In section 62(7), after paragraph (a)(i) in the definition of "services" insert—
    1. "(ia) arrangements made under section 28C of that Act;".'.

No. 76, in page 53, line 27, at end insert—

  • '() In section 18(1) for "subsection (2)" substitute "subsections (2) and (8)".
  • () In section 18(3)—
    1. (a) in paragraph (a), after "who" insert "is on the medical list of a Health Authority 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 Authority;".
    • () After section 18(7) insert—
    1. "(8) This section does not apply in relation to the performance or provision of personal medical services in accordance with arrangements made under section 28C of the principal Act.".'.

No. 35, in page 54, line 40, after 'Service' insert '(Scotland)'.—[Mr. McLoughlin.]