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

Interpretation

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 (North

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