The Warrington Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999

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Published: 1999-01-12

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 58

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Warrington Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999

Made
12th January 1999

Coming into force
25th January 1999

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 Warrington Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999 and shall come into force on 25th January 1999.

Amendment of Establishment Order

2.  For article 3 of the Warrington Hospital National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Order 1992(5) (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)(b) of the Act.

(2) The trust’s functions shall be to provide and manage pursuant to section 5(1)(b) of the Act—

(a)Warrington District Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 1QG;

(b)Highfield Hospital, Highfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA7 3JA;

and other associated hospitals, establishments and facilities in the area of North Cheshire Health Authority, and from there to provide and manage Hospital Accommodation and Services.”

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Health

John Denham
Minister of State,
Department of Health
12th January 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Order (“the Establishment Order”) which established the Warrington Hospital National Health Service Trust.
The Establishment Order is amended to confer on the trust the purposes specified in section 5(1)(b) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 to provide and manage Warrington District Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 1QG, Highfield Hospital, Highfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA7 3JA and other associated hospitals, establishments and facilities in the area of the North Cheshire Health Authority.


(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), 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).

(2)
1990 c. 19; section 5 was amended by paragraph 69 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. 1993/28.
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