204 Meaning of “health professional” and “social work professional”
204 Meaning of “health professional” and “social work professional”

(1)     In this Act, “health professional” means any of the following—

(a)     a registered medical practitioner;

(b)     a registered nurse or midwife;

(c)     a registered dentist within the meaning of the Dentists Act 1984 (see section 53 of that Act);

(d)     a registered dispensing optician or a registered optometrist within the meaning of the Opticians Act 1989 (see section 36 of that Act);

(e)     a registered osteopath with the meaning of the Osteopaths Act 1993 (see section 41 of that Act);

(f)     a registered chiropractor within the meaning of the Chiropractors Act 1994 (see section 43 of that Act);

(g)     a person registered as a member of a profession to which the Health . . . Professions Order 2001 (SI 2002/254) for the time being extends. . .;

(h)     a registered pharmacist or a registered pharmacy technician within the meaning of the Pharmacy Order 2010 (SI 2010/231) (see article 3 of that Order);

(i)     a registered person within the meaning of the Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (SI 1976/1213 (NI 22)) (see Article 2 of that Order);

(j)     a

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