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National Health Service Act 2006

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Directors

16(1)The board consists of—

(a)executive directors, one of whom is the chief executive (and accounting officer) and another the finance director,

(b)non-executive directors, one of whom is the chairman.

(2)One of the executive directors must be a registered medical practitioner or a registered dentist (within the meaning of the Dentists Act 1984 (c 24)); and another must be a registered nurse or a registered midwife.

(3)A person may not be appointed as an executive director if he is within paragraph 8(1).

(4)A person may be appointed as a non-executive director only if—

(a)he is a member of a public constituency or the patients' constituency, or

(b)where any of the corporation’s hospitals includes a medical or dental school provided by a university, he exercises functions for the purposes of that university,

and he is not within paragraph 8(1).

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