1998 No. 3192
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Homerton Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998
17th December 1998
Coming into force
29th December 1998
The Secretary of State for Health, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 126(3) of the National Health Service Act 1977(1) and section 5(1) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990(2) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, having completed the consultation prescribed under section 5(2) of that latter Act(3) and considering it appropriate that the functions of the trust should include functions in relation to the provision of services for one or more Health Authorities(4), hereby makes the following Order:–
Citation and commencement
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Homerton Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 29th December 1998.
(2) In this Order, “the Establishment Order” means the Homerton Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1994(5).
Amendment of article 3 of Establishment Order
2. For article 3 of the Establishment Order (nature and functions of the trust) there shall be substituted the following article:–
“Nature and functions of the trust
3.—(1) The trust is established for the purposes 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 to own and manage the Homerton Hospital, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR and associated premises, and there to provide hospital accommodation and services, and from there to provide community health services.”.
Amendment of article 4 of Establishment Order
3. In article 4 of the Establishment Order (directors of the trust) there shall be added at the end the words “and since the trust is to be regarded as having a significant teaching commitment within the meaning of paragraph 3(1)(d) of Schedule 2 to the Act, one of those non-executive directors shall be appointed from the University of London”.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of Health
17th December 1998
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Order (“the Establishment Order”) which established the Homerton Hospital National Health Service Trust.
The Establishment Order is amended with a view to making clear that the trust may provide services from Homerton Hospital and its associated premises as well as at those sites (article 2) and to provide for one of the trust’s non-executive directors to be appointed from the University of London (article 3).
1977 c. 49; section 126(3) was amended by section 65(2) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19), by paragraph 57 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17) (“the 1995 Act”) and by section 41(10) and paragraph 27 of Schedule 2 to the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997 (c. 46).
1990 c. 19; section 5 was amended by paragraph 69 of Schedule 1 to the 1995 Act.
See S.I. 1996/653, regulation 2(2).
See section 5(6) of the 1990 Act.