719. Supervisory functions exercisable by Local Health Boards.

719.     Supervisory functions exercisable by Local Health Boards.

Each local health board1 will exercise supervisory functions2 (1) in relation to any person who is, or is likely to be, accommodated in a hospital (whether NHS or independent hospitals) in its area for the purposes of receiving relevant care or treatment; and (2) where the Local Health Board commissions relevant care or treatment for a person in a hospital (whether a NHS or independent hospital) in England in relation to that hospital3.