Monitor's role

Our main duty is to protect and promote the interests of people who use health care services. We do this by promoting the provision of health care services which is effective, efficient and economic, and maintains or improves the quality of services.

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How can the NHS payment system do more for patients?

Monitor and NHS England need your help to ensure the future NHS payment system delivers affordable, quality care and better outcomes for patients.

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Safeguarding choice and preventing anti-competitive behaviour

One of the ways Monitor works to protect and promote the interests of patients is through our cooperation and competition directorate. 

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Assessing and regulating NHS foundation trusts

Monitor has a continuing role in assessing NHS trusts for foundation trust status, and for ensuring that foundation trusts are well-led, both in terms of their quality and finances.

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Monitor urges foundation trusts to invest wisely to improve services for patients

Our Performance of the Foundation Trust sector report summarises the key trends drawn from individual reports of 145 foundation trusts (year ending 31 March 2013).

 

Monitor to investigate the closure of NHS walk-in centres

We have launched a review to understand why NHS walk-in centres are closing and if this is in the best interests of patients.

 

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Review by Monitor of the provision of walk-in centre services in England

We have launched this review to understand why NHS walk-in centres are closing and if this is in the best interests of patients.

 

NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reporting Manual 2013/14: consultation document

We are now consulting on the principal changes being made to the draft Annual Reporting Manual 2013/14.

 

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Final Workshop on Commissioner Requested Services (CRS) guidance and Risk Pool Funding - for Commissioners only 


Monitor, in partnership with the NHS England (formerly the NHS Commissioning Board), is holding the last of its four full day regional events in Bristol on Tues 4 June 2013.  Register here.  

 

The NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition 2013 

 

Monitor invites you to join us at the NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition 2013 on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 June 2013.

 

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