Health Act, 1970

Medical care for infants.

63.—(1) A health board shall make available without charge medical, surgical and nursing services for children up to the age of six weeks whose mothers are entitled to avail themselves of services under section 62.

(2) Services under this section shall be provided for a child by any registered medical practitioner whom the parent of the child has chosen, who has entered into an agreement with the health board for the provision of those services and who is willing to accept the child as a patient.