Schedule 4 - Local health boards

Part of NHS Reform and Health Care Professions Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:45 pm on 29th November 2001.

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Photo of Don Touhig Don Touhig Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Welsh Office, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales 2:45 pm, 29th November 2001

Schedule 4 on page 60 inserts new schedule 5B into the National Health Service Act 1977. It sets out provisions for local health boards as regards orders, status, membership and related matters. Under paragraph 5 on page 61, the Assembly will appoint the chairman and, if appropriate, the vice-chairman. Paragraph 13 on page 64 enables the local health boards to do whatever they consider necessary to exercise their functions. Paragraph 17 on page 64 enables the Assembly to make regulations that allow local health boards to produce reports, audit and publish accounts and publish other documents as required.