All Officers of the NHSTA give their time to the Association on a
The NHSTA held its inaugural meeting in April 2000 in
Westminster. (At that time it was known as the Association of
Primary Care Groups and Trusts. Following the switch-over from
"Groups" to "Trusts" status, the name was changed from Association
of Primary Care Groups and Trusts to the NHS Trusts Association.) The
meeting was attended by the press and addressed by a senior
representative of the Department of Health.
All 481 Primary Care Groups and Trusts were invited to attend the
meeting. At the meeting, the delegates unanimously approved the
The method of funding (via a services contract, with the Association's
publishers). The delegates unanimously approved Scorpio
That the Association should be funded without cost to the National
The Chief Executive, Dr , OBE, MBChB(Ed), FRCGP,
DipCrim(Lon), was appointed, following his nomination from the
floor. His appointment was approved by unanimous vote of the
The first Chairman, Dr Ravi , was elected.
The Secretary, Mr David , MRSM, MBPS, MMJA, was appointed,
following nomination from the floor by unanimous vote of the delegates.
The NHSTA is not a part of the
Health or the NHS, it is an independent association of NHS Trusts and
accordingly any views expressed by the NHSTA do not represent the views
of the Department of Health, the NHS or any other organisation.
Membership of the
NHSTA is free to all NHS Trusts,
Trusts wishing to take advantages of our services can join by filling
out an application form.
Download the application form
The NHSTA has just
moved offices, we would like to apologise for any inconvenience members
experienced in contacting us during the
Our new contact
Following our change of name and
move to new premises we would like to update the records we hold on our
member Trusts, could you please arrange for the Membership Update Form to
be completed and returned to us.