Tagged: foundation trusts

Health and Social Care Bill amendments published

Amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill, along with briefing notes setting out the details of the amendments, have been published today. The amendments will provide on-going reassurance that the NHS will always operate in the interests of patients. … Read more → – Health and Social Care Bill amendments published

Monitor seeks comments on proposed licensing regime

Monitor, the independent regulator of NHS foundation trusts, has published a number of documents as part of its ongoing engagement on the proposed licensing regime. The closing date for comments is 5 March 2012. The stakeholder engagement documents cover: developing … Read more → – Monitor seeks comments on proposed licensing regime

Application of competition law to NHS foundation trusts

The Department of Health wrote to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) seeking views on the application of competition law to NHS Foundation Trusts further to the OFT guidance ‘Public bodies and competition law: A guide to the application of … Read more → – Application of competition law to NHS foundation trusts

Opportunities in the new provider landscape

Tim Smart, Chief Executive of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust explains why he believes changes in the healthcare system offer healthcare providers a real opportunity to do things differently. ‘I fundamentally believe that the foundation trust (FT) model is … Read more → – Opportunities in the new provider landscape

Building the NHS Trust Development Authority

Outline plans and operating processes for the NHS Trust Development Authority (NTDA) have been published by the Department of Health. The new publication, Building the NHS Trust Development Authority, also provides further high-level details about the purpose and structure of … Read more → – Building the NHS Trust Development Authority