Sources of information

Sources of information

Information about individual NHS Trusts such as business plans, annual reports and further information about services, will be available on their websites. Links to trust websites are included in the information packs which are available for download with each vacancy.

Other sources of information include:

  • The NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) for information about the support provided to Trusts:
    http://www.ntda.nhs.uk/about/
  • The Department of Health has information including latest policy initiatives: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health
  • The Independent Regulator for Foundation Trusts is known as Monitor: http://www.monitor-nhsft.gov.uk/
    Monitor is the sector regulator for health services in England. Its job is to protect and promote the interests of patients by ensuring that the whole sector works for their benefit.
  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC), which regulates all health and social care services in England. The commission ensures the quality and safety of care in hospitals, dentists, ambulances, and care homes, and the care given in people’s own homes: http://www.cqc.org.uk/
  • NHS England empower and support clinical leaders at every level of the NHS through clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), networks and senates, in NHS England itself and in providers, helping them to make genuinely informed decisions, spend the taxpayers’ money wisely and provide high quality services: http://www.england.nhs.uk/
  • The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) has more information about NHS financial management:
    hfma.org.uk

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