HC Deb 12 February 1990 vol 167 cc22-5W
Mr. Winnick

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will state what further representations he has received from hospitals to opt out of the existing National Health Service management structure.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

The proposals in the White Papers, "Working for Patients" and "Caring for Patients", and the NHS and Community Care Bill suggest wide ranging changes in the way the whole NHS is managed. Since May last year, a total of 190 units have expressed an interest in NHS trust status, including a number with more than one hospital. The units are as follows:

  • Northern RHA
  • Aycliffe Hospital and Mental Handicap Services
  • Blood Transfusion Service (Northern RHA)
  • Darlington Hospital and Community Services
  • Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
  • Hartlepool District
  • Mental Illness Services in Gateshead
  • Newcastle General Hospital
  • Newcastle Mental Health Services
  • Northumbrian Ambulance Service
  • 23
  • Northgate Hospital
  • North Tyneside District
  • North West Durham hospital and community services
  • South West Durham Community Services

Yorkshire RHA

  • Bradford Acute Services
  • Bradford—Psychiatric Unit Hospital Trust
  • Calderdale Hospitals, Calderdale HA
  • Leeds General Infirmary and associated Hospitals
  • Grimsby DGH and associated services
  • High Royds Hospital Mental Health Services, Leeds Western
  • St. James's University Hospital, Leeds
  • Seacroft and Killingbeck Hospitals, Leeds Eastern
  • Wakefield District—Mental Health Unit
  • Wharfedale General Hospital, Leeds Western

Trent RHA

  • Bassetlaw
  • Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Montagu Hospital
  • Lincolnshire Ambulance Service
  • Nether Edge Hospital, Sheffield
  • Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
  • University Hospital, Nottingham
  • Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
  • Children's Hospital, Sheffield
  • South Lincolnshire Mental Handicap Services

East Anglian RHA

  • East Suffolk Community Services
  • East Suffolk Psychiatric Services
  • Great Yarmouth and Waveney Priority Services
  • Newmarket General Hospital
  • Norfolk Ambulances
  • Peterborough DGH, Edith Cavell DGH, Stamford and Rutland Hospital
  • West Norfolk and Wisbech Acute Services
  • West Norfolk and Wisbech Community Services

North West Thames RHA

  • Central Middlesex Hospital
  • East Hertfordshire Acute Services Unit
  • East Hertfordshire Priority and Community Services Units
  • Harefield Hospital
  • Hillingdon Hospital
  • Mount Vernon Hospital
  • North Hertfordshire Acute and Community Services
  • North West Hertfordshire Priority Services Unit
  • Northwick Park Hospital
  • Westminster and Westminster Children's Hospitals

North East Thames RHA

  • Basildon and Thurrock HA
  • Brentwood Community Hospital
  • Central North London Mental Health Unit
  • The London Hospital Group
  • Mid Essex Acute Unit
  • The Royal Free Hospital
  • North Middlesex Hospital
  • Royal London Homeopathic Hospital
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • The Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital
  • City and Hackney (St. Bart's, Homerton and St. Marks Hospital Trust
  • St. Bartholomew's Hospital
  • St. Margaret's Hospital, Epping
  • St. Peter's Group of Hospitals
  • Southend District Services
  • Tavistock and Portman Clinics
  • Harwich Hospital
  • North East Essex Acute Unit
  • North East Essex Mental Handicap Unit
  • North East Essex Mental Health Unit
  • Waltham Forest Mental Health Unit
  • Waltham Forest HA
  • West Essex Priority Care Services

South East Thames RHA

  • Bexley HA—Mental Health Community Services
  • Brighton Acute Services
  • Bromley Acute Services
  • 24
  • King's/Camberwell and associated Community Services
  • Conquest Hospital, Hastings HA
  • Dartford and Gravesham HA—Proposed DGH
  • Eastbourne Acute Services
  • Guy's (and Lewisham Hospitals and associated MI Services)
  • Lewisham and North Southwark HA—Mental Illness Services
  • Lewisham Hospital Unit
  • Maidstone DGH
  • Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup + Erith and District Hospital + Community
  • Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead
  • St. Thomas' Hospital (and associated Community Services)
  • Sevenoaks Hospital
  • South East Kent HA—Community Services
  • South East Thames RHA Commercial Services Directorate
  • Tunbridge Wells Mental Handicap Unit
  • West Lambeth HA—Priority Care Unit
  • William Harvey and Buckland Hospitals—South East Kent HA

South West Thames RHA

  • Croydon Community Unit
  • Croydon Mental Handicap Unit
  • Croydon HA—Mental Illness Unit
  • East Surrey HA—Acute and Community Services Unit
  • East Surrey HA—Combined MI/Mental Handicap Unit
  • Kingston Hospital
  • Mid Downs East Unit
  • Mid Downs West Unit
  • Mid Surrey General Unit
  • Mid Surrey HA—Mental Illness Unit
  • North West Surrey HA—Acute Unit
  • North West Surrey HA—Mental Handicap and Mental Health Units
  • St. George's Group Trust, Wandsworth HA
  • St. Helier and Sutton Hospitals
  • South West Surrey Acute Unit
  • Worthing and Southlands Hospitals, Worthing HA
  • Weybridge Hospital

Wessex RHA

  • Bournemouth Acute Unit, East Dorset HA
  • Christchurch Hospital, East Dorset HA
  • Lymington Hospitals
  • Mental Health Services, East Dorset HA
  • North West Wiltshire Community Service, Bath HA
  • Psychiatric Division, Basingstoke HA
  • Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
  • Swindon HA—All District Services
  • Treloar Chase Unit, Basingstoke HA
  • West Dorset Community and General Hospital Services
  • West Dorset Mental Health Services

Oxford RHA

  • Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

South Western RHA

  • Avon College of Health
  • Bristol
  • Bristol Paediatric Services
  • Bristol Homoeopathic Hospital
  • East Gloucestershire NHS Trust
  • Cornwall Mental Handicap Services
  • Cornwall Community Services
  • Royal Cornwall Hospitals
  • East Somerset
  • Exeter Community Services
  • North Devon
  • Plymouth Acute Services
  • Supplies Function—Regionwide (South Western RHA)
  • South Devon Health Care Trust
  • West Cornwall [Acute Services]
  • Weston (Unit, Bristol and Weston HA)
  • West Somerset Acute and Community Unit
  • Wonford Acute Services

West Midlands RHA

  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Bridgnorth Cottage Hospital (incl. community) (Shropshire)
  • Bromsgrove Community Unit (Bromsgrove and Redditch)
  • 25
  • Mid Staffordshire Community Unit
  • Coventry and Warwick Hospitals (incl. Paybody) (Coventry)
  • Ellesmere Cottage Hospital (Shropshire)
  • Good Hope DGH/Northcroft/Jaffray/Community (North Birmingham)
  • [Hayley Green Hospital (Dudley) (Withdrawn 26 June 1989)]
  • Highcroft, Mental Illness Hospital (North Birmingham)
  • Lady Forrester Cottage Hospital (Much Wenlock, Shropshire)
  • Walsall Acute Services [Manor DGH]
  • Oswestry and District Hospital (incl. Community) (Shropshire)
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (Shropshire)
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (South Birmingham)
  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (Shropshire)
  • Rugby District Services
  • Mid Staffordshire Mental Health Unit [St. George's Hospital]
  • St. Margaret's, Mental Handicap Hospital (Walsall)
  • Walsgrave DGH, Coventry

Mersey RHA

  • Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge Hospitals
  • Broadgreen Hospital, exc. Mersey Regional Cardio-Thoracic Unit
  • Cranage Hall, Crewe
  • Crewe, Psychiatric and Community Services '
  • Halton, combined Hospital and Community Services
  • Halton Community Services
  • Leighton Hospital, Crewe (Acute Services)
  • Liverpool Community Health Services
  • Liverpool Dental Hospital
  • Liverpool Mental Health Services
  • Liverpool Obstetrics and Gynaecology Services
  • Regional Adult Cardio-Thoracic Unit (RACTU), Liverpool
  • Macclesfield Community and Mental Handicap Services
  • Macclesficld DGH (Acute Services)
  • Macclesfield Mental Health Services
  • Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital (Alder Hey)
  • Royal Liverpool Hospital
  • St. Helens and Knowsley Community Health Services
  • Southport DGH (Acute Services)
  • Southport and Form by Psychiatric/Community Services
  • Walton and Fazakerley Hospitals, South Sefton
  • Warrington DGH
  • Whiston and St. Helen's Hospital
  • Wirral Community and Support Hospitals

North Western RHA

  • Christie Hospital [South Manchester HA]
  • Central Manchester Hospital and Community Services
  • Royal Preston Hospital, Preston HA
  • South Manchester HA Community Unit
  • Stepping Hill Hospital + Stockport Infirmary, Stockport HA
  • Wrightington Hospital, West Lancashire HA


  • Eastman Dental Hospital

Mr. Robin Cook

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will publish the agendas, papers and lists of participants for the meetings organised by his Department on the subject of National Health Service trusts on 23–24 October, 14–15 December and 22–23 January.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley