Monitor's role

We are the sector regulator for health services in England. Our job is to protect and promote the interests of patients by ensuring that the whole sector works for their benefit. 

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Examining GP services in England

Monitor is examining the commissioning and provision of GP services in England to see if there are barriers preventing patients from securing access to the best possible care.

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The provider licence

The NHS provider licence allows us to set prices for NHS-funded care, tackle anti-competitive practices that are against the interests of patients, protect essential services for patients, and enable better integration of care.

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How can the NHS payment system do more for patients?

Monitor and NHS England are working together to design a comprehensive NHS payment system that will deliver better quality services for patients at a cost that is sustainable.

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Monitor establishes Fair Playing Field Review Implementation Group

Following the publication of the Fair Playing Field Review report, the Secretary of State asked Monitor to establish a high-level group to provide oversight of, and review progress against, the recommendations.


Roundtable discussions on GP services

Over the next few weeks we will be hosting a series of roundtable discussions as we examine the commissioning and provision of GP services in England.


Our new approach regulating the sector

We've published a new regulatory framework which we'll use to ensure NHS foundation trusts are well run and can continue to deliver good quality services for patients.


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Complaint into the commissioning of radiosurgery services

We have published a statement of issues in our investigation into matters raised in a complaint by the Thornbury Radiosurgery Centre Limited.


Risk assessment framework

The framework sets out our approach to making sure foundation trusts are well run and can continue to provide good quality services for patients in the future.


Examining GP services in England: take part in our call for evidence

We are keen to make sure we hear from all interested parties and will be pleased to accept submissions that come in between now and the end of September 2013.


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Value based health care conference

Monitor, in partnership with HFMA, is hosting a one day conference on 12 September on delivering value based health care.


Strategic Financial Leadership Programme

This programme has been created to address the challenges facing finance directors in the modern NHS and will help develop their skills by focusing on leading-edge developments in the world of finance and management.


Watch again: webinar on our proposed methodology for the 2014/15 National Tariff

We discussed our proposed approach to setting national prices for 2014/15.


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