East and North Hertfordshire National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 2000

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2000/535

2000 No. 535

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND

The East and North Hertfordshire National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 2000

Made 1st March 2000

Coming into force 13th March 2000

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 5(1) of, and paragraphs 1, 3, 4 and 5 of Schedule 2 to, the National Health Service and Community Care Act 19901and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having completed the consultation prescribed under section 5(2) of that Act2, hereby makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the East and North Hertfordshire National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 2000 and shall come into force on 13th March 2000.

(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 has a duty to provide under section 5(1) or (1A) of that Act3.

“establishment date” means 13th March 2000;

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

“the trust” means the East and North Hertfordshire National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

S-2 Establishment and name of the trust

Establishment and name of the trust

2. There is hereby established an NHS trust which shall be called the East and North Hertfordshire 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, hospital accommodation and services and community health services, for the purposes of the health service at or from the following hospitals, establishments or facilities—

(a)

(a) Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4AB,

(b)

(b) Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Howlands, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 4HQ,

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

S-4 Directors of the trust

Directors of the trust

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

S-5 Operational date and accounting date of the trust

Operational date and accounting date of the trust

5.—(1) The operational date of the trust shall be 1st April 2000.

(2) The accounting date of the trust shall be 31st March.

S-6 Limited functions before operational date

Limited functions before operational date

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