NHS Standard Contract 2021/22: consultation documents

We have now published, for consultation, the draft 2021/22 NHS Standard Contract (both full length and shorter-form versions). The consultation paper describes the main, material changes we are proposing in the Contracts, and we would welcome comments from stakeholders on our proposals. We also welcome comments on the draft Technical Guidance.

Comments on the draft Contract should be submitted by 5 February 2021 as follows:

Full length – consultation version

 Shorter form – consultation version