Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull (Teaching) National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1996

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1996/883

1996No. 883

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull (Teaching)

National Health Service Trust (Establishment)

Order 1996

19thMarch1996

1stApril1996

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred on him by section 5(1) of, and paragraphs 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6(2)(d) of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 ( a) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having directed the relevant Regional Health Authority, as defined in section 5(4) of that Act, to consult the persons or bodies referred to in section 5(2) of that Act and having received and considered the results of that consultation, and being of the opinion that the trust established by the Order is to have functions which are appropriate in relation to the provision of services for one or more health authorities, and that a hospital for which the trust is to assume responsibility has a significant teaching and research commitment, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.- (1) This Order may be cited as the Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull (Teaching) National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

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

"the Act" means the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990;

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

"the trust" means the Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull (Teaching) National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

Establishment of the trust

2. There is hereby established an NHS trust which shall be called the Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull (Teaching) National Health Service Trust.

Nature and functions of the trust

3.- (1) The trust is established for the purpose specified in section 5(1)(a) of the Act.

(2) The trust's functions shall be to own and manage hospital accommodation and services provided at Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS and associated hospitals (including the management of its teaching and research facilities).

(a) 1990 c.19; paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 is cited for the definition of "an order".

Directors of the trust

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

(2) There shall be included among the non-executive directors a person appointed...

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