Regulations

The Scottish General Medical Services Contract contains the following categories to assist with clarification of contract regulations.

PART 1          DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

PART 2          RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PARTIES

PART 3          NHS CONTRACT

PART 4          COMMENCEMENT OF THE CONTRACT DURATION OF THE CONTRACT

PART 5          WARRANTIES

PART 6          LEVEL OF SKILL PROVISION OF SERVICES

PART 7          ESSENTIAL SERVICES

PART 8          ADDITIONAL SERVICES

PART 9          OUT OF HOURS SERVICES

PART 10        OPT OUTS OF ADDITIONAL AND OUT OF HOURS SERVICES

PART 11        ENHANCED SERVICES

PART 12        PATIENTS

PART 13        PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING

PART 14        PERSONS WHO PERFORM SERVICES

PART 15        RECORDS, INFORMATION, NOTIFICATION AND RIGHTS OF ENTRY

PART 16        CERTIFICATES

PART 17        PAYMENT UNDER THE CONTRACT

PART 18        FEES AND CHARGES

PART 19        CLINICAL GOVERNANCE

PART 20        INSURANCE

PART 21        GIFTS

PART 22        COMPLIANCE WITH LEGISLATION AND GUIDANCE

PART 23        COMPLAINTS

PART 24        DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURES

PART 25        VARIATION AND TERMINATION OF THE CONTRACT

PART 26        NON-SURVIVAL OF TERMS ENTIRE AGREEMENT GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION WAIVER, DELAY OR FAILURE TO EXERCISE RIGHTS FORCE MAJEURE SEVERANCE SERVICE OF NOTICE

If in doubt regarding contractual regulations please contact us in the first instance at the LMC office and ask to speak to one of the Medical Secretaries. We will assist in your enquiry directly and sign post appropriately.

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