Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) and the Northern Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust and South Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2003

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2003/617

2003 No. 617

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND

The Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) and the Northern Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust and South Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2003

Made 14th March 2003

Coming into force 1st April 2003

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 126(3) of the National Health Service Act 19771and by section 5(1) of, and paragraphs 1, 3 and 29(1) of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 19902and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, considering it appropriate in the interests of the health service to dissolve the Northern Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust3and the South Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust4, and having completed the consultation prescribed under section 5(2) of, and paragraph 29(3) of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 19905, hereby makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Establishment) and the Northern Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust and South Birmingham Mental Health National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2003 and shall come into force on 1st April 2003.

(2) In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—

“the Act” means the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

“community health services” means any services which the Secretary of State may provide under section 3(1)(d) or (e) of, or Schedule 1 to, the National Health Service Act 1977 and any service which he has a duty to provide under section 5(1) or (1A) of that Act6;

“dissolution date” means the date this order comes into force;

“operational date” has the meaning assigned to it in paragraph 3(1)(e) of Schedule 2 to the Act;

“the trust” means the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

S-2 Establishment and name of trust

Establishment and name of trust

2. There is established a National Health Service trust which shall be called the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health National Health Service Trust.

S-3 Nature and functions of the trust

Nature and functions of the trust

3.—(1) The trust is established for the purposes specified in section 5(1) of the Act.

(2) The trust’s functions shall be to provide goods and services, namely hospital accommodation and services, and community health services, for the purposes of the health service at or from—

(a)

(a) Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TZ; and

(b)

(b) 71 Fentham Road, Erdington, Birmingham, B23 6AL.

and at or from any associated hospitals, establishments and facilities.

S-4 Directors of trust

Directors of trust

4. The trust shall have, in addition to the chairman, 5 executive directors and 7 non-executive directors.

S-5 Operational date and accounting date of the trust

Operational date and accounting date of the trust

5.—(1)...

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