This section contains correspondence which has been sent, or is of interest, to NHS foundation trusts.
The NHS needs to change and it needs to do it now if we are to meet the quality and efficiency challenges it faces. This report outlines just the sort of potentially transformative options that local health economies may wish to consider.
This page provides an overview of how providers and commissioners can ensure that they are compliant with the national tariff from 1 April 2014 when using locally determined prices.
The national tariff is a key tool for the effective delivery of services for patient care in the NHS - £67bn worth of patient services are covered by it.
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has agreed a set of urgent improvements to A&E arrangements at the trust to improve care for patients.
This document sets out the opportunities and challenges facing the NHS in England. It describes our mission, responsibilities and values, and outlines our commitment to quality care.
The NHS must accelerate the pace and scale of change in the way health is delivered in England if it is to seize the opportunity to significantly improve care for patients, according to the sector regulator.
This information is for: Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS England Specialised Commissioning and Area teams, and Commissioning Support Units. It outlines the action you need to take now that the NHS provider licence has been introduced for independent providers.
Under the new regulatory regime, which came into effect on 1 April 2013, NHS foundation trusts must comply with the NHS provider licence. The licence replaces the terms of authorisation under which trusts were previously granted foundation trust status.
Health sector regulator Monitor has today launched an investigation into Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust following concerns about the trust’s finances and because patients are currently waiting too long in A&E.