The Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the Corporate Trustee of the Charity and governed by the law applicable to NHS Foundation Trusts, principally the Trustee Act (2000) and the Charities Act (1993, 2006 and 2011). The NHS Foundation Trust Board has devolved responsibility for the ongoing management of funds to the Charitable Funds Committee, to administer the funds on behalf of the Corporate Trustee. The Committee meets on a quarterly basis.
As the charity for Blackpool Teaching Hospitals they support the best in patient care and medical research for the Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre area. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a vital element of the community on the Fylde Coast, and also regionally, thanks to the work of the Lancashire Cardiac Centre and the Haematology Unit.
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