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National Health Service Act 2006

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Promotion and provision of the health service in England

    1. The Secretary of State and the health service in England

      1. 1.Secretary of State’s duty to promote health service

    2. General power to provide services

      1. 2.Secretary of State’s general power

    3. Provision of particular services

      1. 3.Secretary of State’s duty as to provision of certain services

      2. 4.High security psychiatric services

      3. 5.Other services

    4. Provision of services otherwise than in England

      1. 6.Performance of functions outside England

    5. Exercise and distribution of functions

      1. 7.Distribution of health service functions

      2. 8.Secretary of State’s directions to health service bodies

    6. NHS contracts

      1. 9.NHS contracts

      2. 10.Provision for bodies in Northern Ireland

      3. 11.Arrangements to be treated as NHS contracts

    7. Provision of services otherwise than by the Secretary of State

      1. 12.Secretary of State’s arrangements with other bodies

  3. Part 2 Health service bodies

    1. Chapter 1 Strategic Health Authorities

      1. 13.Strategic Health Authorities

      2. 14.Exercise of Strategic Health Authority functions

      3. 15.Strategic Health Authorities' directions

      4. 16.Section 92 arrangements and section 107 arrangements

      5. 17.Advice for Strategic Health Authorities

    2. Chapter 2 Primary Care Trusts

      1. 18.Primary Care Trusts

      2. 19.Exercise of Primary Care Trust functions

      3. 20.Strategic Health Authority directions to Primary Care Trusts

      4. 21.Provision of services etc

      5. 22.Administration and management of services

      6. 23.Advice for Primary Care Trusts

      7. 24.Plans for improving health etc

    3. Chapter 3 NHS trusts

      1. 25.NHS trusts

      2. 26.General duty of NHS trusts

      3. 27.Financial provisions relating to NHS trusts

    4. Chapter 4 Special Health Authorities

      1. 28.Special Health Authorities

      2. 29.Exercise of Special Health Authority functions

    5. Chapter 5 NHS foundation trusts

      1. Introductory

        1. 30.NHS foundation trusts

        2. 31.Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts

        3. 32.General duty of regulator

      2. Authorisation

        1. 33.Applications by NHS trusts

        2. 34.Other applications

        3. 35.Authorisation of NHS foundation trusts

        4. 36.Effect of authorisation

        5. 37.Amendments of constitution

        6. 38.Variation of authorisation

        7. 39.Register of NHS foundation trusts

      3. Financial matters

        1. 40.Power of Secretary of State to give financial assistance

        2. 41.Prudential borrowing code

        3. 42.Public dividend capital

      4. Functions

        1. 43.Authorised services

        2. 44.Private health care

        3. 45.Protection of property

        4. 46.Financial powers

        5. 47.General powers

        6. 48.Information

        7. 49.Entry and inspection of premises

        8. 50.Fees

        9. 51.Trust funds and trustees

      5. Failure

        1. 52.Failing NHS foundation trusts

        2. 53.Voluntary arrangements

        3. 54.Dissolution etc

        4. 55.Sections 53 and 54: supplementary

      6. Mergers

        1. 56.Mergers

        2. 57.Section 56: supplementary

      7. Miscellaneous

        1. 58.Taxation

        2. 59.Conduct of elections

        3. 60.Voting and standing for election

        4. 61.Representative membership

        5. 62.Audit

        6. 63.General duty of NHS foundation trusts

      8. Supplementary

        1. 64.Orders and regulations under this Chapter

        2. 65.Interpretation of this Chapter

    6. Chapter 6 Miscellaneous

      1. Intervention orders and default powers

        1. 66.Intervention orders

        2. 67.Effect of intervention orders

        3. 68.Default powers

      2. Protection of members and officers of health service bodies

        1. 69.Protection from personal liability

      3. Transfer of residual liabilities

        1. 70.Transfer of residual liabilities

      4. Losses and liabilities of certain health service bodies

        1. 71.Schemes for meeting losses and liabilities etc of certain health service bodies

      5. Co-operation between NHS bodies

        1. 72.Co-operation between NHS bodies

      6. Directions and regulations under this Part

        1. 73.Directions and regulations under this Part

  4. Part 3 Local authorities and the NHS

    1. 74.Supply of goods and services by local authorities

    2. 75.Arrangements between NHS bodies and local authorities

    3. 76.Power of local authorities to make payments

    4. 77.Care Trusts

    5. 78.Directed partnership arrangements

    6. 79.Further provision about directions and directed partnership arrangements

    7. 80.Supply of goods and services by the Secretary of State

    8. 81.Conditions of supply under section 80

    9. 82.Co-operation between NHS bodies and local authorities

  5. Part 4 Medical services

    1. Duty of Primary Care Trusts in relation to primary medical services

      1. 83.Primary medical services

    2. General medical services contracts

      1. 84.General medical services contracts: introductory

      2. 85.Requirement to provide certain primary medical services

      3. 86.Persons eligible to enter into GMS contracts

      4. 87.GMS contracts: payments

      5. 88.GMS contracts: prescription of drugs, etc

      6. 89.GMS contracts: other required terms

      7. 90.GMS contracts: disputes and enforcement

    3. Performance of primary medical services

      1. 91.Persons performing primary medical services

    4. Other arrangements for the provision of primary medical services

      1. 92.Arrangements by Strategic Health Authorities for the provision of primary medical services

      2. 93.Persons with whom agreements may be made under section 92

      3. 94.Regulations about section 92 arrangements

      4. 95.Transfer of liabilities relating to section 92 arrangements

    5. Assistance and support

      1. 96.Assistance and support: primary medical services

    6. Local Medical Committees

      1. 97.Local Medical Committees

    7. Provision of accommodation by the Secretary of State

      1. 98.Use of accommodation: provision of primary medical services

  6. Part 5 Dental services

    1. Duty of Primary Care Trusts in relation to primary dental services

      1. 99.Primary dental services

    2. General dental services contracts

      1. 100.General dental services contracts: introductory

      2. 101.Requirement to provide certain primary dental services

      3. 102.Persons eligible to enter into GDS contracts

      4. 103.GDS contracts: payments

      5. 104.GDS contracts: other required terms

      6. 105.GDS contracts: disputes and enforcement

    3. Performance of primary dental services

      1. 106.Persons performing primary dental services

    4. Other arrangements for the provision of primary dental services

      1. 107.Arrangements by Strategic Health Authorities for the provision of primary dental services

      2. 108.Persons with whom agreements may be made under section 107

      3. 109.Regulations about section 107 arrangements

      4. 110.Transfer of liabilities relating to section 107 arrangements

    5. Dental public health

      1. 111.Dental public health

    6. Assistance and support

      1. 112.Assistance and support: primary dental services

    7. Local Dental Committees

      1. 113.Local Dental Committees

    8. Provision of accommodation by the Secretary of State

      1. 114.Use of accommodation: provision of primary dental services

  7. Part 6 Ophthalmic services

    1. Duty of Primary Care Trusts in relation to primary ophthalmic services

      1. 115.Primary ophthalmic services

      2. 116.Regulations under section 115: supplementary

    2. General ophthalmic services contracts

      1. 117.General ophthalmic services contracts: introductory

      2. 118.Persons eligible to enter into GOS contracts

      3. 119.Exclusion of contractors

      4. 120.GOS contracts: payments

      5. 121.GOS contracts: other required terms

      6. 122.GOS contracts: disputes and enforcement

    3. Performance of primary ophthalmic services

      1. 123.Persons performing primary ophthalmic services

    4. Assistance and support

      1. 124.Assistance and support: primary ophthalmic services

    5. Local Optical Committees

      1. 125.Local Optical Committees

  8. Part 7 Pharmaceutical services and local pharmaceutical services

    1. Chapter 1 Provision of pharmaceutical services

      1. 126.Arrangements for pharmaceutical services

      2. 127.Arrangements for additional pharmaceutical services

      3. 128.Terms and conditions, etc

      4. 129.Regulations as to pharmaceutical services

      5. 130.Regulations under section 129: appeals, etc

      6. 131.Power to charge

      7. 132.Persons authorised to provide pharmaceutical services

      8. 133.Inadequate provision of pharmaceutical services

    2. Chapter 2 Local pharmaceutical services: pilot schemes

      1. 134.Pilot schemes

      2. 135.Making pilot schemes

      3. 136.Designation of priority neighbourhoods or premises

      4. 137.Reviews of pilot schemes

      5. 138.Variation and termination of pilot schemes

      6. 139.NHS contracts and the provision of piloted services

      7. 140.Funding of preparatory work

      8. 141.Application of this Act

      9. 142.Premises from which piloted services may be provided

      10. 143.Control of entry regulations

    3. Chapter 3 Local pharmaceutical services: LPS schemes

      1. 144.Local pharmaceutical services schemes

    4. Chapter 4 Local pharmaceutical services: miscellaneous

      1. Application of enactments

        1. 145.Application of enactments

      2. Performance of local pharmaceutical services

        1. 146.Persons performing local pharmaceutical services

      3. Assistance and support

        1. 147.Assistance and support: local pharmaceutical services

    5. Chapter 5 Conditional inclusion in pharmaceutical lists, and supplementary lists

      1. 148.Conditional inclusion in pharmaceutical lists

      2. 149.Supplementary lists

      3. 150.Further provision about regulations under section 149

    6. Chapter 6 Disqualification

      1. 151.Disqualification of practitioners

      2. 152.Contingent removal

      3. 153.Fraud and unsuitability cases: supplementary

      4. 154.Suspension

      5. 155.Suspension pending appeal

      6. 156.Effect of suspension

      7. 157.Review of decisions

      8. 158.Appeals

      9. 159.National disqualification

      10. 160.Notification of decisions

      11. 161.Withdrawal from lists

      12. 162.Regulations about decisions under this Chapter

      13. 163.Corresponding provisions in Scotland and Northern Ireland

    7. Chapter 7 Miscellaneous

      1. Remuneration

        1. 164.Remuneration for persons providing pharmaceutical services

        2. 165.Section 164: supplementary

      2. Indemnity cover

        1. 166.Indemnity cover

      3. Local Pharmaceutical Committees

        1. 167.Local Pharmaceutical Committees

      4. Provision of accommodation by the Secretary of State

        1. 168.Use of accommodation: provision of pharmaceutical services and local pharmaceutical services

  9. Part 8 Family Health Services Appeal Authority

    1. 169.FHSAA

    2. 170.FHSAA: financial provisions

    3. 171.Conditions of use of services of persons under section 169

  10. Part 9 Charging

    1. Power to charge generally

      1. 172.Charges for drugs, medicines or appliances, or pharmaceutical services

      2. 173.Exemptions from general charging

      3. 174.Pre-payment certificates

      4. 175.Charges in respect of non-residents

    2. Charging for dental services

      1. 176.Dental charging

      2. 177.Exemptions from dental charging

    3. Charging for local pharmaceutical services

      1. 178.Charges, recovery of payments and penalties

    4. Charging for optical appliances

      1. 179.Charges for optical appliances

      2. 180.Payments in respect of costs of optical appliances

      3. 181.Section 180: supplementary

    5. Exemptions, etc

      1. 182.Remission and repayment of charges

      2. 183.Payment of travelling expenses

      3. 184.Sections 182 and 183: supplementary

    6. Other provisions relating to charging

      1. 185.Charges for more expensive supplies

      2. 186.Charges for repairs and replacements in certain cases

      3. 187.Charges for designated services or facilities

      4. 188.Sums otherwise payable to those providing services

      5. 189.Hospital accommodation on part payment

      6. 190.Expenses payable by employed patients

    7. Recovery, etc

      1. 191.Recovery of charges

      2. 192.Recovery of charges and payments in relation to goods and services

      3. 193.Penalties relating to charges

      4. 194.Offences relating to charges

  11. Part 10 Protection of NHS from fraud and other unlawful activities

    1. Preliminary

      1. 195.Compulsory disclosure of documents

      2. 196.Persons and bodies about which provision is made by this Part

    2. Disclosure notices

      1. 197.Notice requiring production of documents

      2. 198.Production of documents

      3. 199.Delegation of functions

      4. 200.Code of practice relating to delegated functions

      5. 201.Disclosure of information

      6. 202.Protection of personal information disclosed for purposes of proceedings

      7. 203.Manner in which disclosure notice may be served

    3. Offences under this Part

      1. 204.Offences in connection with production of documents

      2. 205.Offences relating to disclosure or use of information

      3. 206.Offences by bodies corporate etc

      4. 207.Offences committed by partnerships and other unincorporated associations

      5. 208.Penalties for offences under this Part: transitional modification

    4. Supplementary

      1. 209.Orders and regulations under this Part

      2. 210.Interpretation of this Part

  12. Part 11 Property and finance

    1. Chapter 1 Land and other property

      1. 211.Acquisition, use and maintenance of property

    2. Chapter 2 Trusts

      1. 212.Special trustees for a university hospital or teaching hospital

      2. 213.Transfers of trust property

      3. 214.Transfer of functions and property to or from special trustees

      4. 215.Trustees and property under section 222

      5. 216.Application of trust property: further provisions

      6. 217.Trusts: supplementary provisions

      7. 218.Private trusts for hospitals

    3. Chapter 3 Property transferred under the National Health Service Act 1946

      1. 219.Transferred property free of trusts

      2. 220.Trust property previously held for general hospital purposes

      3. 221.Voluntary hospitals

    4. Chapter 4 Raising money

      1. 222.Power to raise money

    5. Chapter 5 Formation of companies

      1. 223.Public-private partnerships

    6. Chapter 6 Finance

      1. Strategic Health Authorities and Special Health Authorities

        1. 224.Means of meeting expenditure of Strategic Health Authorities out of public funds

        2. 225.Means of meeting expenditure of Special Health Authorities out of public funds

        3. 226.Financial duties of Strategic Health Authorities and Special Health Authorities

        4. 227.Resource limits for Strategic Health Authorities and Special Health Authorities

      2. Primary Care Trusts

        1. 228.Public funding of Primary Care Trusts

        2. 229.Financial duties of Primary Care Trusts

        3. 230.Resource limits for Primary Care Trusts

        4. 231.Further provision about the expenditure of Primary Care Trusts

      3. Accounts and audit

        1. 232.Accounts and audit

      4. Allowances and remuneration

        1. 233.Allowances for members of certain bodies

        2. 234.Special arrangement as to payment of remuneration

        3. 235.Superannuation of officers of certain hospitals

        4. 236.Payments for certain medical examinations

  13. Part 12 Public involvement and scrutiny

    1. Chapter 1 Patients' Forums

      1. 237.Establishment of Patients' Forums

      2. 238.Additional functions of PCT Patients' Forums

      3. 239.Entry and inspection of premises

      4. 240.Annual reports

      5. 241.Further provision about Patients' Forums

    2. Chapter 2 Public involvement and consultation

      1. 242.Public involvement and consultation

      2. 243.The Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health

    3. Chapter 3 Overview and Scrutiny Committees

      1. 244.Functions of overview and scrutiny committees

      2. 245.Joint overview and scrutiny committees etc

      3. 246.Overview and scrutiny committees: exempt information

      4. 247.Application to the City of London

  14. Part 13 Miscellaneous

    1. Independent advocacy services

      1. 248.Independent advocacy services

    2. Joint working with the prison service

      1. 249.Joint working with the prison service

    3. Standing advisory committees

      1. 250.Secretary of State’s standing advisory committees

    4. Patient information

      1. 251.Control of patient information

      2. 252.Patient Information Advisory Group

    5. Emergency powers

      1. 253.Emergency powers

    6. Local social services authorities

      1. 254.Local social service authorities

    7. Supplies by the Secretary of State

      1. 255.Supplies not readily obtainable

    8. Community services

      1. 256.Power of Primary Care Trusts to make payments towards expenditure on community services

      2. 257.Payments in respect of voluntary organisations under section 256

    9. Universities

      1. 258.University clinical teaching and research

    10. Sale of medical practices

      1. 259.Sale of medical practices

    11. Price of medical supplies

      1. 260.Control of maximum price of medical supplies other than health service medicines

      2. 261.Powers relating to voluntary schemes

      3. 262.Power to control prices

      4. 263.Statutory schemes

      5. 264.Statutory schemes: supplementary

      6. 265.Enforcement

      7. 266.Controls: supplementary

    12. Use of facilities in private practice

      1. 267.Permission for use of facilities in private practice

    13. Health service development

      1. 268.Persons displaced by health service development

    14. Registration of information, etc

      1. 269.Special notices of births and deaths

      2. 270.Provision of information by Registrar General

  15. Part 14 Supplementary

    1. 271.Territorial limit of exercise of functions

    2. 272.Orders, regulations, rules and directions

    3. 273.Further provision about orders and directions under this Act

    4. 274.Supplementary regulatory powers

    5. 275.Interpretation

    6. 276.Index of defined expressions

    7. 277.Commencement

    8. 278.Short title, extent and application

  16. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Further provision about the Secretary of State and services under this Act

      1. 1.Medical inspection of pupils

      2. 2.(1) The Secretary of State may, by arrangement with any...

      3. 3.An arrangement under paragraph 2(1)(b) may provide for payments by...

      4. 4.A local education authority may not make an arrangement under...

      5. 5.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies to— (a) each local education authority,...

      6. 6.In paragraphs 1 to 5 any expression to which a...

      7. 7.Any charge made under regulations under this Act in respect...

      8. 8.Contraceptive services

      9. 9.Provision of vehicles for disabled persons

      10. 10.(1) Sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) apply in respect of—

      11. 11.Regulations may provide for any incidental or supplementary matter for...

      12. 12.Provision of a microbiological service by the Secretary of State

      13. 13.Powers of the Secretary of State in relation to research

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Strategic Health Authorities

      1. 1.Corporate status

      2. 2.Pay and allowances

      3. 3.Membership of Strategic Health Authorities

      4. 4.Regulations may provide that all or any of the persons...

      5. 5.Regulations must provide that each of the persons who is...

      6. 6.Regulations may provide for a person of a prescribed description...

      7. 7.Staff

      8. 8.(1) The Secretary of State must, before he makes regulations...

      9. 9.Miscellaneous

      10. 10.Regulations made under this Schedule may make provision (including provision...

      11. 11.A Strategic Health Authority may pay subscriptions, of such amounts...

      12. 12.A Strategic Health Authority has power to accept gifts of...

      13. 13.(1) The Secretary of State may by order provide for...

      14. 14.The proceedings of a Strategic Health Authority are not invalidated...

      15. 15.(1) A Strategic Health Authority may— (a) make available at...

      16. 16.(1) Any rights acquired, or liabilities (including liabilities in tort)...

      17. 17.Provision may be made by regulations with respect to the...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Primary Care Trusts

      1. Part 1 Constitution and membership

        1. 1.Status

        2. 2.(1) A Primary Care Trust must not be regarded as...

        3. 3.Membership

        4. 4.(1) Regulations may make provision about— (a) the appointment of...

        5. 5.Any reference in this Schedule to a committee of a...

        6. 6.The validity of any proceedings of a Primary Care Trust,...

        7. 7.Staff

        8. 8.(1) The Secretary of State may direct a Primary Care...

        9. 9.In addition to making provision in relation to Strategic Health...

        10. 10.(1) Sub-paragraph (3) applies where the registration of a dental...

        11. 11.Remuneration, pensions etc of members

        12. 12.Trust funds and trustees

      2. Part 2 PCT orders

        1. 13.(1) A PCT order must specify— (a) the name of...

        2. 14.(1) A PCT order may provide for the establishment of...

      3. Part 3 Powers and duties

        1. 15.General

        2. 16.Rights and liabilities

        3. 17.Powers of Primary Care Trusts to enter into externally financed development agreements

        4. 18.Research

        5. 19.Training

        6. 20.Specific duties

        7. 21.Provision must be made by regulations requiring Primary Care Trusts...

        8. 22.Compulsory acquisition

        9. 23.Dissolution

      4. Part 4 Transfer of property

        1. 24.(1) The Secretary of State may by order (referred to...

        2. 25.(1) Stamp duty is not chargeable in respect of any...

      5. Part 5 Transfer of staff

        1. 26.(1) The Secretary of State may by order transfer to...

        2. 27.(1) The contract of employment of an employee transferred under...

        3. 28.(1) Where an employee will be transferred by an order...

        4. 29.Where a Primary Care Trust is dissolved, an order under...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      NHS trusts established under section 25

      1. Part 1 Constitution, establishment, etc

        1. 1.Status

        2. 2.(1) An NHS trust must not be regarded as the...

        3. 3.Board of directors

        4. 4.Regulations

        5. 5.Provision to be made by first NHS trust order

        6. 6.Temporary availability of staff etc.

        7. 7.Establishment of NHS trust prior to operational date

        8. 8.Transfer of staff to NHS trusts

        9. 9.Transfer of property and liabilities to NHS trusts

        10. 10.Trust funds and trustees

        11. 11.Pay and allowances

        12. 12.Reports and other information

        13. 13.An NHS trust must furnish to the Secretary of State...

      2. Part 2 Powers and duties

        1. 14.General

        2. 15.NHS contracts

        3. 16.Research

        4. 17.Training

        5. 18.Joint exercise of functions

        6. 19.Payment for accommodation or services

        7. 20.Additional income

        8. 21.Provision of accommodation and services outside England and Wales

        9. 22.Conferral of further powers by order

        10. 23.Powers of NHS trusts to enter into externally financed development agreements

        11. 24.Agreements under section 92 or 107

        12. 25.Staff

        13. 26.Pensions, etc.

        14. 27.Compulsory acquisition

      3. Part 3 Dissolution

        1. 28.(1) The Secretary of State may by order dissolve an...

        2. 29.(1) If an NHS trust is dissolved under paragraph 28,...

        3. 30.(1) If an NHS trust is dissolved under paragraph 28,...

        4. 31.An NHS trust may not be dissolved or wound up...

      4. Part 4 Miscellaneous

        1. 32.Use and development of consecrated land and burial grounds

        2. 33.Instruments etc.

        3. 34.Interpretation

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Financial provision about NHS trusts established under section 25

      1. 1.Originating capital of NHS trusts

      2. 2.Financial obligations of NHS trusts

      3. 3.Borrowing

      4. 4. Guarantees of borrowing

      5. 5.Limits on indebtedness

      6. 6.Additional public dividend capital

      7. 7.Supplementary payments

      8. 8.Surplus funds

      9. 9.Investment

      10. 10.Any direction under section 8 with respect to—

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Special Health Authorities established under section 28

      1. 1.Corporate status

      2. 2.Pay and allowances

      3. 3.Staff

      4. 4.(1) The Secretary of State must, before he makes regulations...

      5. 5.Miscellaneous

      6. 6.Regulations made under this Schedule may make provision (including provision...

      7. 7.A Special Health Authority may pay subscriptions, of such amounts...

      8. 8.A Special Health Authority has power to accept gifts of...

      9. 9.(1) The Secretary of State may by order provide for...

      10. 10.The proceedings of a Special Health Authority are not invalidated...

      11. 11.(1) A Special Health Authority may— (a) make available at...

      12. 12.(1) Any rights acquired, or liabilities (including liabilities in tort)...

      13. 13.Provision may be made by regulations with respect to the...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Constitution of public benefit corporations

      1. 1.Requirement for a constitution

      2. 2.The constitution must name the corporation and, if the corporation...

      3. 3.Eligibility for membership

      4. 4.Constituencies

      5. 5.The constitution must require a minimum number of members of...

      6. 6.Becoming a member

      7. 7.Board of Governors

      8. 8.(1) The following may not become or continue as members...

      9. 9.(1) More than half of the members of the board...

      10. 10.(1) An elected member of the board of governors may...

      11. 11.The corporation may pay travelling and other expenses to members...

      12. 12.The constitution must provide for the chairman of the corporation...

      13. 13.(1) The constitution must provide for meetings of the board...

      14. 14.(1) The constitution must make provision as to—

      15. 15.Directors

      16. 16.(1) The board consists of— (a) executive directors, one of...

      17. 17.(1) It is for the board of governors at a...

      18. 18.(1) It is for the board of governors at a...

      19. 19.Initial directors of former NHS trusts

      20. 20.Register of members etc

      21. 21.The constitution must make provision for dealing with conflicts of...

      22. 22.(1) A public benefit corporation must make the following documents...

      23. 23.Auditor

      24. 24.Accounts

      25. 25.(1) A public benefit corporation must prepare in respect of...

      26. 26.Annual reports and forward plans

      27. 27.(1) A public benefit corporation must give information to the...

      28. 28.Meeting of board of governors to consider annual accounts and reports

      29. 29.Instruments etc

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Independent Regulator of NHS foundation Trusts

      1. 1.Membership

      2. 2.Tenure of office

      3. 3.Remuneration and pensions

      4. 4.Staff

      5. 5.Superannuation

      6. 6.Procedure

      7. 7.Delegation of functions

      8. 8.General powers

      9. 9.Specific powers

      10. 10.Finance

      11. 11.Reports and other information

      12. 12.(1) The regulator must keep accounts in such form as...

      13. 13.The regulator must respond in writing to any recommendation which—...

      14. 14.Seal and evidence

      15. 15.A document purporting to be duly executed under the regulator’s...

      16. 16.General

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      NHS foundation trusts: transfer of staff

      1. 1.An order under section 54(4) may provide for the transfer...

      2. 2.The contract of employment of an employee transferred under such...

      3. 3.Where an employee is so transferred— (a) all the rights,...

      4. 4.But if the employee informs the trust or the proposed...

      5. 5.This Schedule does not affect any right of an employee...

      6. 6.In this Schedule, “date of transfer” means the date decided...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Audit of accounts of NHS foundation trusts

      1. 1.General duty

      2. 2.Right to documents and information

      3. 3.Reports

      4. 4.(1) When an auditor of an NHS foundation trust has...

      5. 5.(1) Any report under paragraph 3 must be sent by...

      6. 6.Referral to regulator

      7. 7.Audit of accounts of directors or officers

      8. 8.Restriction on disclosure of information

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Pilot schemes

      1. 1.How pilot schemes may be initiated

      2. 2.Preliminary steps to be taken

      3. 3.Approval

      4. 4.Preliminary approval

      5. 5.Effect of proposals on existing services

      6. 6.Guidance

      7. 7.Making a scheme

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      LPS schemes

      1. 1.Provision of local pharmaceutical services

      2. 2.Designation of priority neighbourhoods or premises

      3. 3.Regulations

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      The Family Health Services Appeal Authority

      1. 1.Constitution

      2. 2.The number of the other members must be determined by...

      3. 3.A person appointed as the President must have a 10...

      4. 4.The qualifications which the other members must have in order...

      5. 5.Each person appointed under paragraph 1— (a) must hold and...

      6. 6.(1) The other members must include at least one—

      7. 7.Procedure

      8. 8.The functions of the FHSAA must be exercised by panels...

      9. 9.Subject to paragraph 10, at least one member of each...

      10. 10.(1) In the case of a panel constituted for the...

      11. 11.Where a panel has more than one member—

      12. 12.The FHSAA must— (a) give notice of a panel’s decision...

      13. 13.The following decisions fall within this paragraph—

      14. 14.The FHSAA may publish a decision not falling within paragraph...

      15. 15.The Lord Chancellor may make rules as to—

      16. 16.The Lord Chancellor must make rules— (a) giving each party...

      17. 17.Rules under this Schedule may, in particular, make provision—

      18. 18.No person may be required by virtue of any such...

      19. 19.Miscellaneous

      20. 20.The President must arrange such training for himself and the...

      21. 21.Interpretation

      22. 22.Interpretation: Provisions under the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006 (c. 42)

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Further provision about the expenditure of Primary Care Trusts

      1. 1.Pharmaceutical services expenditure

      2. 2.Main expenditure

      3. 3.(1) For each financial year, the Secretary of State must...

      4. 4.Interpretation

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Accounts and audit

      1. 1.NHS bodies

      2. 2.Accounts to be kept by NHS bodies

      3. 3.Preparation of annual accounts

      4. 4.Auditing of accounts of certain NHS bodies

      5. 5.Transmission of annual accounts

      6. 6.Auditing of certain Special Health Authority accounts by Comptroller and Auditor General

      7. 7.Summarised accounts of NHS bodies other than Special Health Authorities

      8. 8.Exceptions for accounts of charitable trusts

      9. 9.Exceptions for accounts of non-charitable trusts

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      The Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health

      1. 1.Status

      2. 2.Powers

      3. 3.Membership

      4. 4.Appointment, procedure etc

      5. 5.The regulations may include provision applying, or corresponding to, any...

      6. 6.Remuneration and allowances

      7. 7.Staff

      8. 8.Delegation of functions

      9. 9.Assistance

      10. 10.Payments and loans to the Commission

      11. 11.Accounts and audit

      12. 12.Reports and other information

      13. 13.Application of seal and evidence

      14. 14.A document purporting to be duly executed under the seal...

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Exempt information relating to health services

      1. Part 1 Descriptions of exempt information

        1. 1.Information relating to a particular employee, former employee or applicant...

        2. 2.Information relating to any particular occupier or former occupier of,...

        3. 3.Information relating to any particular applicant for, or recipient or...

        4. 4.Information relating to any particular applicant for, or recipient or...

        5. 5.The amount of any expenditure proposed to be incurred by...

        6. 6.Any terms proposed or to be proposed by or to...

        7. 7.The identity of a relevant body (as well as of...

        8. 8.Information relating to any consultations or negotiations, or contemplated consultations...

        9. 9.Any instructions to counsel and any opinion of counsel (whether...

        10. 10.Information relating to a particular person who was included in...

        11. 11.Information relating to a particular person who is, or was...

        12. 12.Information relating to a particular person who—

        13. 13.(1) Information relating to a particular person who—

        14. 14.Information relating to any particular employee, former employee, or applicant...

        15. 15.Information relating to the physical or mental health of a...

      2. Part 2 Qualifications

        1. 16.Information relating to a person of a description specified in...

        2. 17.Information falling within paragraph 5 of Part 1 is exempt...

        3. 18.Information falling within paragraph 6 of Part 1 is exempt...

        4. 19.Information falling within paragraph 8 of Part 1 is exempt...

      3. Part 3 Interpretation

        1. 20.In this Schedule— “disposal”, in relation to property, includes the...

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Section 75 arrangements: transfer of staff

      1. 1.Application of Schedule

      2. 2.Orders transferring staff

      3. 3.Effect of order on contracts of employment

      4. 4.Effect of order on pension rights

      5. 5.Divided employments

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      Further provision about standing advisory committees

      1. 1.Regulations may make provision with respect to—

      2. 2.The Secretary of State must appoint a secretary to each...

      3. 3.Each standing advisory committee may appoint such sub-committees as it...

      4. 4.Any such sub-committee may include persons who are not members...

      5. 5.Each standing advisory committee must elect one of the members...

      6. 6.Each standing advisory committee has power to regulate its own...

      7. 7.The proceedings of a standing advisory committee are not invalidated...

      8. 8.The Secretary of State may make such payments in respect...

      9. 9.The Secretary of State may pay to the members of...

      10. 10.Payments under this Schedule are subject to such conditions as...

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      Further provision about local social services authorities

      1. 1.Care of mothers and young children

      2. 2.Prevention, care and after-care

      3. 3.Home help and laundry facilities

      4. 4.Research

    21. SCHEDULE 21

      Prohibition of sale of medical practices

      1. 1.Prohibition, and certificate of the Secretary of State

      2. 2.Certain transactions deemed sale of goodwill

      3. 3.Consideration

      4. 4.Carried-over goodwill

      5. 5.Interpretation

    22. SCHEDULE 22

      Control of maximum prices for medical supplies

      1. 1.Orders and directions

      2. 2.Notices, authorisations and proof of documents

      3. 3.Territorial extent

      4. 4.False documents and false statements

      5. 5.Restrictions on disclosing information

      6. 6.Paragraph 5 does not apply if— (a) the person who...

      7. 7.Offences by corporations

      8. 8.Penalties

      9. 9.Production of documents

      10. 10.(1) A justice of the peace may issue a warrant...

      11. 11.Penalties for offences: transitional modification for England and Wales

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