778. Managers of hospitals and registered establishments.

778.     Managers of hospitals and registered establishments.

Hospitals1 and registered establishments2 are administered by the managers3. 'The managers' means: (1) in relation to a hospital vested in the appropriate national authority4 for the purposes of its functions under the National Health Service Act 2006, or the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006, and in relation to any accommodation provided by a local authority and used as a hospital by or on behalf of the appropriate national authority under those Acts, the primary care trust5, strategic health authority6, local health board7 or special health authority8 responsible for