Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response Framework

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This document describes how the NHS in England will be properly prepared for dealing with incidents and emergencies.


The purpose of this document is to provide the framework for all NHS funded organisations in England to help with meeting the requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA 2004), the NHS Act 2006 as amended by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 (NHS Act 2006 (as amended) and the NHS Standard Contract.