Monitor to issue guidance on new health procurement and commissioning regime
The National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No.2) Regulations 2013 came into force on 1 April 2013; these regulations apply in respect of the procurement of ‘health care services for the purposes of the NHS’ by NHS England and the Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Monitor, the statutory NHS regulatory body, has the dual roles of overseeing compliance with the regulations and investigating complaints where a commissioning body has failed to comply with them.
Monitor has been consulting on guidance it intends to issue on the regulations. Drafts of two separate sets of guidance were issued on 20 May 2013, one being substantive guidance and the other enforcement guidance. The consultation period for both ended on 15 July 2013. It also issued on the same day a document outlining some hypothetical case scenarios…
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