§ Mr. Shersby
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the statutory or other requirements for a hospital management committee or group management committee to satisfy itself that a person is properly medically qualified before being offered a medical appointment or being offered any medical facilities in a hospital operating within the National Health Service.
§ Sir K. Joseph
The Medical Act 1956 requires that no person not being fully registered as a medical practitioner shall100W of the offences alleged to have been committed by those failing to surrender from November 1972 to March 1973. Information prior to that date is not readily available.
TABLE A Month Number of People who have failed to Answer Bail 1972 January 32 February 30 March 17 April 20 May 15 June 20 July 18 August 18 September 24 October 26 November 18 December 11 1973 January 14 February 14 March 18
hold any appointment as physician, surgeon or other medical officer in any hospital not supported by wholly voluntary contributions; it also defines the circumstances in which temporarily or provisionally registered practitioners may hold appointments. The Health Services and Public Health Act 1968 allows authorised accommodation and services to be made available for the private patients of practitioners holding honorary or paid National Health Service hospital appointments.
The Human Tissue Act 1961 requires that the removal of any part of a dead body for therapeutic purposes or for the purposes of medical education or research shall be effected only by a fully registered medical practitioner.