The Rotherham Priority Health Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

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Published: 1998-05-01

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1172

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Rotherham Priority Health Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

Made
1st May 1998

Coming into force
15th May 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.  This Order may be cited as the Rotherham Priority Health Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 15th May 1998.

Amendment of Establishment Order

2.  For Article 3 of the Rotherham Priority Health Services National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1992(5) there shall be substituted the following Article:—

“Nature and functions of the trust

3.  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)to own and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(a) of the Act Priority Health Service Units, Rotherham District General Hospital, Moorgate Road, Rotherham S60 2UD and associated hospitals, establishments or facilities, and there to provide hospital accommodation and services;

(b)to provide and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Act the Medium Secure Unit, Wathwood Hospital, Gypsy Green Lane, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham S63 6HJ, and there to provide hospital accommodation and services;

(c)to own and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(a) of the Act Priority Health Services Headquarters, Doncaster Gate Hospital, Doncaster Gate, Rotherham S65 1DW and associated premises, and from there to provide community health services; and

(d)to provide and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Act Swallownest Court, Aughton Road, Swallownest, Rotherham S31 0TH, and there to provide community health services.”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

Alan Milburn
Minister of State,
Department of Health
1st May 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Order (“the Establishment Order”) which established the Rotherham Priority Health Services National Health Service Trust.
The Establishment Order is amended to confer on the trust the purpose specified in section 5(1)(b) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 to provide and manage the Medium Secure Unit, Wathwood Hospital, Gypsy Green Lane, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham S63 6HJ, and Swallownest Court, Aughton Road, Swallownest, Rotherham S31 0TH.


(1)
1977 c. 49; section 126(3) was amended by section 65(2) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) and by paragraph 57 of Schedule 1 to the Health Authorities Act 1995 (c. 17) (“the 1995 Act”).

(2)
1990 c. 19; section 5 was amended by paragraph 65 of Schedule 1 to the 1995 Act.

(3)
See S.I. 1996/653, regulation 2(2).

(4)
See section 5(6) of the 1990 Act.

(5)
S.I. 1992/2482.
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