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The Lothian Primary Care National Health Service Trust (Establishment) Amendment Order 1999

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Amendment of the principal Order

2.—(1) For article 3 of the principal Order there is substituted–

Nature and functions of the trust

3.(1) The trust is established for the purpose specified in section 12A(1) ofthe Act.

(2) The trust’s functions shall be–

(a)to provide goods and services for the purpose of the Health Service at,from or through hospital accommodation and facilities at the RoyalEdinburgh Hospital and Astley Ainslie Hospital, both Edinburgh, and atRoodlands Hospital, Haddington and at establishments associated with thosehospitals, and also including the management of any teaching and researchfacilities associated with those establishments and the support servicesrelated thereto;

(b)insofar as not included in paragraph (a) above, to make arrangementsfor the provision of services mentioned in Part II of the Act in respect ofthe trust’s area of responsibility; and

(c)to carry out the primary and community health care functions of LothianHealth Board under the following Regulations–

(i)The National Health Service (Dental Charges) (Scotland) Regulations1989(1).

(ii)The National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) (Scotland)Regulations 1998(2).

(iii)The National Health Service (Charges for Drugs and Appliances)(Scotland) Regulations 1989(3).

(iv)The National Health Service (Travelling Expenses and Remission ofCharges) (Scotland) Regulations 1988(4)..

(2) In article 4 of the principal Order (directors of the trust) for thewords “non executive directors” there is substituted “trustees”.


S.I. 1989/363, to which there are amendments not relevantto this Order.


S.I. 1998/642, to which there are amendments not relevantto this Order.


S.I. 1989/326, to which there are amendments not relevantto this Order.


S.I. 1988/546, to which there are amendments not relevantto this Order

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