The Northwick Park and St. Mark’s National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

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Published: 1998-03-16

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 754

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Northwick Park and St. Mark’s National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998

Made
16th March 1998

Coming into force
1st April 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 Northwick Park and St. Mark’s National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st April 1998.

Amendment of Establishment Order

2.  For Article 3 of the Northwick Park Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1992(5) 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) 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)to own and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(a) of the Act Northwick Park Hospital (Acute Unit), Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ and associated hospitals, and there to provide hospital accommodation and services; and

(b)to provide and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Act a vascular and breast surgery centre at St. Mark’s Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ and there to provide hospital accommodation and services.”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

Alan Milburn
Minister of State,
Department of Health
16th March 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Order (“the Establishment Order”) which established the Northwick Park and St. Mark’s 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 allow the trust to build a vascular and breast surgery centre at St. Mark’s Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ.


(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. 1992/2537; the NHS trust’s name was changed to Northwick Park and St. Mark’s National Health Service Trust by S.I. 1994/195.
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