Local Health Board (Wales)

Local Health Boards (Wales) (formerly known as a Welsh Local Health Board) are bodies corporate established by the Welsh Ministers under s.

Description

A Local Health Board (Wales)  is an ORGANISATION.

Local Health Boards (Wales) (formerly known as a Welsh Local Health Board) are bodies corporate established by the Welsh Ministers under s.11 of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006.

A Local Health Board (Wales) will be responsible for:

  • Those functions undertaken by the twenty-two Welsh Local Health Board s up to 30 September 2009 (including securing the provision of health care services for the PERSONS resident within their respective areas);

  • The provision of health care services within their areas;

  • The planning and provision of specialised and tertiary services that were commissioned by Health Commission Wales up to 30 September 2009. The planning of some of those specialised and tertiary services may be executed via joint committees such as that envisaged for the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC).

This model will ensure the emphasis remains on co-operation and engagement with local partners, particularly in relation to the Health, Social Care and Well-being Strategies and Children and Young People's Plans.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Formerly Welsh Local Health Board
Plural Local Health Boards (Wales)

Where Used

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NHS Business Definition Local Health Board (Wales) references in description Local Health Board (Wales)
Data Element ORGANISATION CODE (RESIDENCE RESPONSIBILITY) references in description Local Health Board (Wales)
Data Element ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (RESIDENCE RESPONSIBILITY) references in description Local Health Board (Wales)
Supporting Information Organisation Coding Frames references in description Local Health Board (Wales)
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