NHS providers

We aim to give NHS providers greater freedom to help them deliver the best possible care for patients, and to make it easier for new providers to offer services.

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Improving quality during NHS modernisation

Safety, effectiveness and experience are central to the National Quality Board’s (NQB) first report of a two-phase review about maintaining and improving quality during NHS modernisation. The report describes key roles and responsibilities of organisations and individuals to help protect … Continue reading

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Ambulance trusts achieve foundation status

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In a first for the NHS, two ambulance trusts have joined the ranks of NHS foundation trusts (FT). South East Coast and South Western Ambulance Service Trusts were authorised by Monitor, the body that regulates NHS foundation trusts. Monitor’s role … Continue reading

Monitor appoints chair to oversee new role

Monitor has appointed a new chair to oversee its transition into the independent economic regulator of the NHS. As part of the proposals set out in the White Paper, Monitor will become the independent economic regulator of all NHS services … Continue reading

Exciting and challenging future for NHS providers

Ian Dalton, Managing Director of Provider Development, talks about the delivery of provider-side reforms. Providers of healthcare services, whether hospitals or providers of community services, must be responsive to the needs of patients, provide high quality care and perform well. … Continue reading

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Health Secretary on next steps of NHS reform

In July 2010, we published the NHS White Paper, Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS, which set out the Government’s long-term vision for the future of the NHS.  This vision builds on the core values and principles of the NHS … Continue reading