The Health Authorities (England) Establishment Order 1996

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Published: 1996-03-06

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 624

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Health Authorities (England) Establishment Order 1996

Made
6th March 1996

Laid before Parliament
7th March 1996

Coming into force
1st April 1996

The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of powers conferred by sections 8(1), (2) and (3) and 126(4) and (5) of the National Health Service Act 1977(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Health Authorities (England) Establishment Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

Establishment and names of Health Authorities, and determination of areas of Health Authorities

2.  For each of the areas described in column (2) of the Schedule to this Order there is established a Health Authority which shall be known by the name specified in column (1) of that Schedule in relation to that area.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health.

Gerald Malone
Minister of State,
Department of Health
6th March 1996

Article 2

SCHEDULEHEALTH AUTHORITIES IN ENGLAND AND THEIR AREAS

(1)
(2)

Name of Health Authority
Description of area

Avon Health Authority
The counties of Bath and North-East Somerset, City of Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.

Barking & Havering Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, and Havering.

Barnet Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London borough of Barnet.

Barnsley Health Authority

In the county of South Yorkshire—

the borough of Barnsley.

Bedfordshire Health Authority
The county of Bedfordshire.

Berkshire Health Authority
The Royal county of Berkshire.

Bexley and GreenwichHealth Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Bexley and Greenwich.

Birmingham Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the city of Birmingham.

Bradford Health Authority

In the county of West Yorkshire—

the city of Bradford.

Brent & Harrow Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Brent and Harrow.

Bromley Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London borough of Bromley.

Buckinghamshire Health Authority
The county of Buckinghamshire.

Bury and Rochdale Health Authority

In the county of Greater Manchester—

the boroughs of Bury and Rochdale.

Calderdale and Kirklees Health Authority

In the county of West Yorkshire—

the boroughs of Calderdale and Kirklees.

Cambridge & Huntingdon Health Authority

In the county of Cambridgeshire—

the city of Cambridge;

the districts of East Cambridgeshire and

South Cambridgeshire;

the district of Huntingdonshire (except the wards of Elton, Farcet, Stilton, and Yaxley).

Camden & Islington Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Camden and Islington.

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Health Authority
The county of Cornwall. The Isles of Scilly.

County Durham Health Authority
The county of Durham.

Coventry Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the city of Coventry.

Croyden Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London borough of Croydon.

Doncaster Health Authority

In the county of South Yorkshire—

the borough of Doncaster.

Dorset Health Authority
The county of Dorset.

Dudley Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the borough of Dudley.

Ealing, Hammersmith & Hounslow Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow.

East Kent Health Authority

In the county of Kent—

the city of Canterbury;

the borough of Ashford;

the districts of Dover, Shepway, and Thanet;

the borough of Swale (except the wards of Borden, Eastern, Grove, Hartlip and Upchurch, Iwade and Lower Halstow, Kemsley, Milton Regis, Minster Cliffs, Murston, Newington, Queenborough and Halfway, Roman, Sheerness East, Sheerness West, Sheppey Central, West Downs, and Woodstock; and, in the ward of East Downs, the parish of Doddington; and, in the ward of Teynham and Lynsted, the parish of Lynsted and Teynham).

East Lancashire Health Authority

In the county of Lancashire—

the boroughs of Blackburn, Burnley, Hyndburn, Pendle, Ribble Valley, and Rossendale.

East London and The City Health Authority

In Greater London—

the City of London;

the Inner Temple;

the Middle Temple;

the London boroughs of Hackney, Newham, and Tower Hamlets.

East Norfolk Health Authority

In the county of Norfolk—

the city of Norwich;

the borough of Great Yarmouth;

the districts of Broadland and South Norfolk;

the district of Breckland (except the wards of Conifer, Hermitage, Launditch, Mid-Forest, Nar Valley, Necton, Swaffham, Weeting, and Wissey; and, in the ward of Springvale, the parishes of Fransham, Little Dunham, and Wendling; and, in the ward of Taverner, the parishes of Colkirk, Horningtoft, and Whissonsett);

the district of North Norfolk (except the ward of The Raynhams).

East and North Hertfordshire Health Authority

In the county of Hertfordshire—

the boroughs of Broxbourne and Stevenage;

the districts of East Hertfordshire, North Hertfordshire, and Welwyn Hatfield.

East Riding Health Authority
The counties of East Riding of Yorkshire and the city of Kingston-upon-Hull.

East Surrey Health Authority

In the county of Surrey—

the boroughs of Epsom and Ewell, and Reigate and Banstead;

the districts of Mole Valley and Tandridge;

the borough of Elmbridge (except the wards of Hersham North, Hersham South, Oatlands Park, St. George’s Hill, Walton Ambleside, Walton Central, Walton North, Walton South, Weybridge North, and Weybridge South).

East Sussex, Brighton and Hove Health Authority
The county of East Sussex.

Enfield & Haringey Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Enfield and Haringey.

Gateshead and South Tyneside Health Authority

In the county of Tyne and Wear—

the boroughs of Gateshead and South Tyneside.

Gloucestershire Health Authority
The county of Gloucestershire.

Herefordshire Health Authority

In the county of Hereford and Worcester—

the city of Hereford;

the district of South Herefordshire;

the district of Leominster (except the wards of Bayton and Mamble, Kyre Vale, Lindridge, Tenbury Town, and Valley of the Teme; and, in the ward of Hatfield, the parish of Bockleton);

the district of Malvern Hills (except the wards of Baldwin, Broadheath, Chase, Hallow, Kempsey, Langland, Laugherne Hill, Leigh and Bransford, Link, Longdon, Martley, Morton, Powyke, Priory, Ripple, Temeside, The Hanleys, Trinity, Upton upon Severn, Wells, West, and Woodbury; and, in the ward of Butterley, the parish of Lower Sapey).

Hillingdon Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London borough of Hillingdon.

Isle of Wight Health Authority
The county of Isle of Wight.

Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster Health Authority

In Greater London—

the Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea;

the city of Westminster.

Kingston and Richmond Health Authority

In Greater London—

the Royal borough of Kingston upon Thames;

the London borough of Richmond upon Thames.

Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham.

Leeds Health Authority

In the county of West Yorkshire—

the city of Leeds.

Leicestershire Health Authority
The county of Leicestershire.

Lincolnshire Health Authority
The county of Lincolnshire.

Liverpool Health Authority

In the county of Merseyside—

the city of Liverpool.

Manchester Health Authority

In the county of Greater Manchester—

the city of Manchester.

Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Merton, Sutton, and Wandsworth.

Morecambe Bay Health Authority

In the county of Lancashire—

the city of Lancaster.

In the county of Cumbria—

the districts of Barrow-in-Furness and South Lakeland.

Newcastle & North Tyneside Health Authority

In the county of Tyne and Wear—

the city of Newcastle upon Tyne;

the borough of North Tyneside.

Northamptonshire Health Authority
The county of Northamptonshire.

North Cheshire Health Authority

In the county of Cheshire—

the boroughs of Halton and Warrington.

North Cumbria Health Authority

In the county of Cumbria—

the city of Carlisle;

the boroughs of Allerdale and Copeland;

the district of Eden.

North Derbyshire Health Authority

In the county of Derbyshire—

the borough of Chesterfield;

the borough of High Peak (except the wards of All Saints, Gamesley, St. Andrews, St. Charles, St. James, St. Johns, Simmondley and Tintwistle); the districts of Bolsover, and North-East Derbyshire;

the district of Derbyshire Dales (except the wards of Ashbourne, Brailsford, Brassington and Parwich, Clifton and Bradley, Doveridge, Hartington and Dovedale, Hulland, Norbury, and Wirksworth).

North and East Devon Health Authority

In the county of Devon—

the city of Exeter;

in the borough of West Devon, the ards of Bridestowe, Courtenay, Chagford, Drewsteignton, Exbourne, Hatherleigh, Lew Valley, North Tawton, South Tawton, and Okehampton; the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, and Torridge;

in the district of Teignbridge, the wards of Dunsford, Kenn Valley, Moretonhampstead, Powderham, Teign Valley and Whitestone.

North Essex Health Authority

In the county of Essex—

the boroughs of Chelmsford and Colchester;

the districts of Braintree, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Tendring, and Uttlesford.

North Nottinghamshire Health Authority

In the county of Nottinghamshire—

the districts of Bassetlaw, Mansfield, and Newark and Sherwood;

the district of Ashfield (except the wards of Hucknall Central, Hucknall East, Hucknall North, and Hucknall West).

North Staffordshire Health Authority

In the county of Staffordshire—

the city of Stoke-on-Trent;

the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme;

the district of Staffordshire Moorlands.

Northumberland Health Authority
The county of Northumberland.

North and Mid Hampshire Health Authority

In the county of Hampshire—

the city of Winchester (except the wards of Boarhunt and Southwick, and Denmead);

the boroughs of Basingstoke and Deane, and Rushmoor;

the borough of Test Valley (except the wards of Abbey, Blackwater, Chilworth and Nursling, Cupernham, Field, North Baddesley, Romsey Extra, and Tadburn); the district of Hart;

the district of East Hampshire (except the wards of Clanfield and Buriton, East Meon and Langrish, Froxfield and Steep, The Hangers, Horndean Catherington, Horndean Hazleton, Horndean Kings, Horndean Murray, Liss, Petersfield Heath, Petersfield St. Mary's, Petersfield St. Peter's, and Rowlands Castle).

North West Anglia Health Authority

In the county of Cambridgeshire—

the city of Peterborough;

the district of Fenland;

in the district of Huntingdonshire, the wards of Elton, Farcet, Stilton, and Yaxley.

In the county of Norfolk—

the borough of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk;

in the district of Breckland, the wards of Conifer, Hermitage, Launditch, Mid-Forest, Nar Valley, Necton, Swaffham, Weeting, and Wissey; and, in the ward of Springvale, the parishes of Fransham, Little Dunham, and Wendling; and, in the ward of Taverner, the parishes of Colkirk, Horningtoft, and Whissonsett; in the district of North Norfolk, the ward of The Raynhams.

North-West Lancashire Health Authority

In the county of Lancashire—

the boroughs of Blackpool, Fylde, Preston, and Wyre.

North Yorkshire Health Authority
The counties of North Yorkshire and York.

Nottingham Health Authority

In the county of Nottinghamshire—

the city of Nottingham; the boroughs of Broxtowe, Gedling, and Rushcliffe;

in the district of Ashfield, the wards of Hucknall Central, Hucknall East, Hucknall North, and Hucknall West.

Oxfordshire Health Authority
The county of Oxfordshire.

Portsmouth and South-East Hampshire Health Authority

In the county of Hampshire—

the city of Portsmouth;

in the city of Winchester, the wards of Boarhunt and Southwick, and Denmead; the boroughs of Fareham, Gosport, and Havant;

in the district of East Hampshire, the wards of Clanfield and Buriton, East Meon and Langrish, Froxfield and Steep, The Hangers, Horndean Catherington, Horndean Hazleton, Horndean Kings, Horndean Murray, Liss, Petersfield Heath, Petersfield St. Mary's, Petersfield St. Peter's, and Rowlands Castle.

Redbridge and Waltham Forest Health Authority

In Greater London—

the London boroughs of Redbridge and Waltham Forest.

Rotherham Health Authority

In the county of South Yorkshire—

the borough of Rotherham.

St Helens and Knowsley Health Authority

In the county of Merseyside—

the boroughs of Knowsley and St. Helens.

Salford and Trafford Health Authority

In the county of Greater Manchester—

the city of Salford;

the borough of Trafford.

Sandwell Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the borough of Sandwell.

Sefton Health Authority

In the county of Merseyside—

the borough of Sefton.

Sheffield Health Authority

In the county of South Yorkshire—

the city of Sheffield.

Shropshire Health Authority
The county of Shropshire.

Solihull Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the borough of Solihull.

Somerset Health Authority
The county of Somerset.

Southampton and South West Hampshire Health Authority

In the county of Hampshire—

the city of Southampton;

the borough of Eastleigh;

the district of New Forest;

in the borough of Test Valley, the wards of Abbey, Blackwater, Chilworth and Nursling, Cupernham, Field, North Baddesley, Romsey Extra, and Tadburn.

South Cheshire Health Authority

In the county of Cheshire—

the city of Chester;

the boroughs of Congleton, Crewe and Nantwich, Ellesmere Port and Neston, Macclesfield, and Vale Royal.

Southern Derbyshire Health Authority

In the county of Derbyshire—

the city of Derby;

the boroughs of Amber Valley and Erewash;

the district of South Derbyshire; in the district of Derbyshire Dales, the wards of Ashbourne, Brailsford, Brassington and Parwich, Clifton and Bradley, Doveridge, Hartington and Dovedale, Hulland, Norbury, and Wirksworth.

South Essex Health Authority

In the county of Essex—

the boroughs of Brentwood, Castle Point, Southend-on-Sea, and Thurrock; the districts of Basildon and Rochford.

South Humber Health Authority
The counties of North-East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire.

South Lancashire Health Authority

In the county of Lancashire—

the boroughs of Chorley and South Ribble;

the district of West Lancashire.

South Staffordshire Health Authority

In the county of Staffordshire—

the boroughs of East Staffordshire, Stafford, and Tamworth;

the districts of Cannock Chase, Lichfield, and South Staffordshire.

South and West Devon Health Authority

In the county of Devon—

the city of Plymouth;

the borough of Torbay;

the borough of West Devon (except the wards of Bridestowe, Courtenay, Chagford, Drewsteignton, Exbourne, Hatherleigh, Lew Valley, North Tawton, South Tawton, and Okehampton);

the district of South Hams;

the district of Teignbridge (except the wards of Dunsford, Kenn Valley, Moretonhampstead, Powderham, Teign Valley, and Whitestone).

Stockport Health Authority

In the county of Greater Manchester—

the borough of Stockport.

Suffolk Health Authority
The county of Suffolk.

Sunderland Health Authority

In the county of Tyne and Wear—

the city of Sunderland.

Tees Health Authority
The counties of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, and Stockton-on-Tees.

Wakefield Health Authority

In the county of West Yorkshire—

the city of Wakefield.

Walsall Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the borough of Walsall.

Warwickshire Health Authority
The county of Warwickshire.

West Hertfordshire Health Authority

In the county of Hertfordshire—

the city of St. Albans and District;

the boroughs of Dacorum, Hertsmere, and Watford;

the district of Three Rivers.

West Kent Health Authority

In the county of Kent—

the city of Rochester upon Medway;

the boroughs of Dartford, Gillingham, Gravesham, Maidstone, Tonbridge and Malling, and Tunbridge Wells;

in the borough of Swale, the wards of Borden, Eastern, Grove, Hartlip and Upchurch, Iwade and Lower Halstow, Kemsley, Milton Regis, Minster Cliffs, Murston, Newington, Queenborough and Halfway, Roman, Sheerness East, Sheerness West, Sheppey Central, West Downs, and Woodstock; and, in the ward of East Downs, the parish of Doddington; and, in the ward of Teynham and Lynsted, the parish of Lynsted and Teynham;

the district of Sevenoaks.

West Pennine Health Authority

In the county of Greater Manchester—

the boroughs of Oldham and Tameside. In the county of Derbyshire—

in the borough of High Peak, the wards of All Saints, Gamesley, St. Andrews, St. Charles, St. James, St. Johns, Simmondley and Tintwistle.

West Surrey Health Authority

In the county of Surrey—

the boroughs of Guildford, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Woking, and Waverley;

in the borough of Elmbridge, the wards of Hersham North, Hersham South, Oatlands Park, St. George’s Hill, Walton Ambleside, Walton Central, Walton North, Walton South, Weybridge North, and Weybridge South.

West Sussex Health Authority
The county of West Sussex.

Wigan and Bolton Health Authority

In the county of Greater Manchester—

the boroughs of Bolton and Wigan.

Wiltshire Health Authority
The county of Wiltshire.

Wirral Health Authority

In the county of Merseyside—

the borough of Wirral.

Wolverhampton Health Authority

In the county of West Midlands—

the borough of Wolverhampton.

Worcestershire Health Authority

In the county of Hereford and Worcester—

the city of Worcester;

the borough of Redditch;

the districts of Bromsgrove, Wychavon, and Wyre Forest;

in the district of Leominster, the wards of Bayton and Mamble, Kyre Vale, Lindridge, Tenbury Town, and Valley of the Teme; and, in the ward of Hatfield, the parish of Bockleton; in the district of Malvern Hills, the wards of Baldwin, Broadheath, Chase, Hallow, Kempsey, Langland, Laugherne Hill, Leigh and Bransford, Link, Longdon, Martley, Morton, Powyke, Priory, Ripple, Temeside, The Hanleys, Trinity, Upton upon Severn, Wells, West, and Woodbury; and, in the ward of Butterley, the parish of Lower Sapey.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order establishes, for the purposes of the National Health Service Act 1977, Health Authorities to act for the areas of England which are specified in the Schedule to the Order.

(1)
1977 c. 49. Section 8 was substituted by section 1(1) of the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17). Section 126 was amended by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), section 65(2), and the Health Authorities Act 1995, paragraph 57 of Schedule 1.
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