3Amendment of the Private and Voluntary Health Care (Wales) Regulations 2002
(1) In regulation 2(1) (Interpretation) of the Private and Voluntary Health Care (Wales) Regulations 2002 (“the 2002 Regulations”) in the definition of “establishment” (“sefydliad”) the words “or an independent clinic” are replaced by the following—
“an independent clinic or an independent medical agency;"
(2) After regulation 4 of the 2002 Regulations the following is added—
“4A Exception of undertaking from the definition of independent medical agency
For the purposes of the Act, any undertaking which consists of the provision of medical services by a medical practitioner solely under arrangements made on behalf of the patients by their employer or another person shall be excepted from being an independent medical agency."
(3) In regulation 8(1) (Policies and Procedures) the words “in or for the purposes of an establishment in relation to—” are replaced by the following—
“in or for the purposes of an independent hospital or independent clinic in relation to each of the matters specified below and for the purposes of an independent medical agency each of the matters specified in sub-paragraphs (a), (b), (f), (g) and (h)."
(4) In regulation 10(3) the word “home” is replaced by “establishment”.
Specified date: 6 July 2006: see reg 1(1).