Monitor launched its investigation in August 2013 following repeated breaches of the national target to see 95% of patients in A&E within 4 hours. The regulator was concerned that breaching this target 3 times in less than 2 years indicated wider problems in how the trust was being run.
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.
We hosted this free webinar to support providers and commissioners ensure that they are compliant with the national tariff from 1 April 2014 when using locally determined prices.
The health sector regulator has today opened an investigation into whether The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has breached its licence to provide health care services by failing to operate in accordance with the principles of good governance.
We're looking for real-life examples from foundation trusts and trust governors to help us develop a new 'mini-guide' for governors on on how to represent the interests of members and the public most effectively.
In this document we are seeking views on our proposals to update Monitor's approach to risk assessing transactions undertaken by NHS foundation trusts, and our proposals for good practice guidance on transactions.
In this letter from David Bennett we are seeking your views on our proposed new approach to help facilitate a smoother and swifter path for mergers, which will benefit patients.
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.
Monitor exhibited and took part in the pop-up university at this year's Health and Care Innovation Expo on 3 and 4 March in Manchester.