The latest version of the Model Core Constitution (April 2013) is available to download in Word and PDF formats. It reflects provisions of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 which are relevant to NHS foundation trusts' constitutions and which are now in force. Aspirant foundation trust should use this version.
This document covers all of the stages of the foundation trust application process, including Monitor's assessment process and the application outcome.
This document supersedes Amendments to Applying for NHS Foundation Trust status – Guide for Applicants (July 2010).
Monitor periodically reviews recent assessments of applications for foundation trust status to identify the reasons why some have been unsuccessful. This short report sets out some of the lessons learned from applicants who have been deferred, rejected or have postponed their application.
This document provides an update to Chapters 5 and 6 and Monitor's appendices of the 2008 Guide for Applicants and supersedes the relevant chapters in that version. Appendix B12 of this document was updated in June 2011 to bring it in line with the Compliance Framework 2011/12.
This document covers all of the stages of the application process from the SHA-led Trust Development Phase and the Secretary of State Support Phase through to Monitor’s assessment process and the application outcome. Please note that since this document was published, updates have been made to the Guide for Applicants published in November 2008.
This letter contains lessons learned from the wave 2 assessments.
This guidance explains how Monitor will assess any merger plan involving one or more foundation trusts.
This letter summarises lessons learned from the Group 1 application process.