South Bedfordshire Community Health Care National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1991/2400

1991 No. 2400

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The South Bedfordshire Community Health Care National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991

Made 21th October 1991

Coming into force 1st November 1991

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred 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 (1) 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, hereby makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the South Bedfordshire Community Health Care National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1991 and shall come into force on1st November 1991.

(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 Act (2) ;

“establishment date” means 1st November 1991;

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

“the trust” means the South Bedfordshire Community Health Care National Health Service Trust established by article 2 of this Order.

S-2 Establishment of the trust

Establishment of the trust

2. There is hereby established an NHS trust which shall be called South Bedfordshire Community Health Care 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 purpose specified in section 5(1)(a) of the Act.

(2) The trust’s functions (which include functions which the Secretary of State considers appropriate in relation to the provision of services by the trust for one or more health authorities) shall be–

(a)

(a) to own and manage hospital accommodation and services provided at Fairfield Hospital, Stotfold, Nr Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 4AA and associated hospitals;

(b)

(b) to manage community health services provided from 94 Inkerman Street, Luton, LU1 1JD and to own the associated premises.

S-4 Directors of the trust

Directors of the trust

4. The trust shall have, in addition to the chairman 5 non-executive directors and5 executive directors.

S-5 Operational date and accounting date of...

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