Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) and the City Hospital National Health Service Trust and Sandwell Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2002

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2002/1364

2002 No. 1364

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND

The Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) and the City Hospital National Health Service Trust and Sandwell Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2002

Made 26th March 2002

Coming into force 1st April 2002

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 City Hospital National Health Service Trust and the Sandwell Healthcare National Health Service Trust3, and having completed the consultation prescribed under section 5(2) of and paragraph 29(3) of Schedule 2 to that Act4, makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals National Health Service Trust (Establishment) and the City Hospital National Health Service Trust and the Sandwell Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Dissolution) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

(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 Act5;

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

“the trust” means the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals 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 an NHS trust which shall be called the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals 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, for the purposes of the health service at or from Sandwell General Hospital, Lyndon, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 4HJ and City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH

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 5 non-executive directors.

S-5 Operational date and accounting date of the trust

Operational date and accounting...

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