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The Ulster Community and Hospitals Health and Social Services Trust (Establishment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Nature and functions of the trust

3.—(1) The trust is established for the purposes specified in Article 10(1) of the Order.

(2) The trust’s functions (which include functions which the Department considers appropriate in relation to the provision of services by the trust for one or more relevant bodies) shall be—

(a)to own and manage hospital accommodation and services at the Ulster Hospital, 700 Upper Newtownards Road, Dundonald, Belfast BT16 0RH; Bangor Hospital, Bangor, Co. Down BT20 4TA; Ards Hospital, Newtownards, Co. Down BT23 4AS and associated premises;

(b)to manage community-based health and personal social services provided from 23-25 Regent Street, Newtownards, Co. Down BT23 4AD and to own those and any associated premises;

(c)to exercise, on behalf of Health and Social Services Boards, such relevant functions as are so exercisable by the trust by virtue of authorisations for the time being in operation under Article 3(1) of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1994.

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