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The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018

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8.—(1) This paragraph describes the threshold requirements which apply to specified kinds of essential services in the healthcare settings sector.

(2) For the essential service of healthcare services the threshold requirements are—

(a)in England, an NHS Trust as defined in section 25 of the National Health Service Act 2006(1) or a Foundation trust as defined in section 30 of the National Health Service Act 2006(2);

(b)in Wales, a Local Health Board or NHS Trust as defined in the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006(3);

(c)in Scotland—

(i)the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service established under section 10 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(4);

(ii)a Health Board, constituted under section 2 of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978(5);

(iii)the National Waiting Times Centre Board established by article 3 of the National Waiting Times Centre Board (Scotland) Order 2002(6);

(iv)NHS 24 established by article 3 of the NHS 24 (Scotland) Order 2001(7);

(v)the Scottish Ambulance Service Board established by article 3 of the Scottish Ambulance Service Board Order 1999(8); and

(vi)the State Hospitals Board for Scotland established by the State Hospitals Board for Scotland Order 1995(9);

(d)in Northern Ireland, the Health and Social Care Trusts within the meaning of “HSC Trust” in section 31 of the Health and Social Care (Reform) Act (Northern Ireland) 2009(10).

(4)

1978 c. 29. Section 10 was amended by sections 25 and 26 of the Health Services Act 1980 (c. 53) and section 65 of the Health Act 1999 (c. 8).

(5)

There are no amendments relevant to this instrument.

(6)

S.S.I. 2002/305. There are amendments not relevant to this instrument.

(7)

S.S.I. 2001/137. There are amendments not relevant to this instrument.

(8)

S.I. 1999/686. There are amendments not relevant to this instrument.

(9)

S.I. 1995/574. There are amendments not relevant to this instrument.

(10)

2009 c. 1 (N.I.). There are amendments not relevant to this instrument.

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