A history of The Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts
The The Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts chnged it name too reflect the end of group status The Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts has changed its name to The NHS Trusts Association.
The NHS Trusts Association (formerly the Association of Primary Care Groups & Trusts, APCGT) held its inaugural meeting in Westminster on 27th April 2000, attended by the UK press and addressed by senior members of the Department of Health.
The meeting unanimously approved the Constitution and appointed Dr David Tod OBE FRCGP Chief Executive. The NHS Trusts Association's membership is now approaching 70% of PCTs, with new members joining on a regular basis.
It is an associate member of the NHS Confederation and a full member of the Federation of Primary Care Societies and the International Hospital Federation based in Geneva.
The NHSTA held its 10th birthday party in April 2010
The NHSTA consults with the Department of Health on a number of issues and helps provide information to advance the cause of primary and secondary care.
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