Following the announcement last week of Government plans to reform the NHS in England, patients, NHS staff, partner organisations and interested members of the public to give their views on proposals for a new NHS Provider Selection Regime, which sets out how decisions about who should provide health care services are made in future.
The consultation is being published alongside Legislating for Integrated Care Systems: five recommendations to Government and Parliament, which details the vision for a more integrated, effective and responsive care system across England.
Proposals for a new Provider Selection Regime build on earlier consultation and engagement about proposals to change primary legislation to better enable integration and implement the NHS Long Term Plan. The proposed new regime will replace the current rules around procuring healthcare services, and is based on what has been heard from patients, clinicians, NHS leaders and partner organisations, as well as national professional and representative bodies.
NHS England want to hear from as many people and organisations as possible. They intend use the information received from this consultation to further develop their proposals.
You can read more about the proposals, complete the survey and give your views on the link below.