NHS Standard Contract: Consultation documents – February 2021

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These document set out, for consultation, proposals for the NHS Standard Contract 2021/22.  Stakeholders are invited to submit comments via the NHS England consultation hub by 5 February 2021.

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This consultation document describes the main, material changes we are proposing to make to the Contract. We welcome comments from stakeholders on our proposals, along with any other suggestions for improvement, by 5 February 2021.

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Please submit responses via the NHS England consultation hub.  If you are unable to do so, please complete this response document and return it to england.contractsengagement@nhs.net by 5 February 2021.

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This document shows the proposed changes to the NHS Standard Contract full length Particulars, and should be read in conjunction with the consultation paper above.

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This document shows the proposed changes to the NHS Standard Contract full length Service Conditions, and should be read in conjunction with the consultation paper above.

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This document shows the proposed changes to the NHS Standard Contract full length General Conditions, and should be read in conjunction with the consultation paper above.

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This document shows the proposed changes to the NHS Standard Contract shorter-form Particulars, and should be read in conjunction with the consultation paper above.

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This document shows the proposed changes to the NHS Standard Contract shorter-form Service Conditions, and should be read in conjunction with the consultation paper above.

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This document shows the proposed changes to the NHS Standard Contract shorter-form General Conditions, and should be read in conjunction with the consultation paper above.

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We have published a revised model version of the System Collaboration and Financial Management Agreement (SCFMA). This is not a mandatory template; local systems are encouraged to use it as a starting point but may adapt the content as appropriate.  We welcome feedback on the model SCFMA.

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This document is the draft NHS Standard Contract Technical Guidance for 2020/21, and we welcome feedback on it.

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This document provides an updated Model Collaborative Commissioning Agreement for use by commissioners when they are commissioning healthcare services through the NHS Standard Contract on a multilateral basis.  This version of the Model Collaborative Commissioning Agreement is worded on the basis that the collaboration is in respect of a single contract. A separate version is available to cover situations where commissioners wish to cover multiple contracts through one collaborative agreement.

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This document provides an updated Model Collaborative Commissioning Agreement for use by commissioners when they are commissioning healthcare services through the NHS Standard Contract on a multilateral basis.  This document is designed for use where commissioners are collaborating over a number of provider contracts, and is based on the assumption that each commissioner will be a party to every provider contract covered by the collaboration. A separate version of this document is available for use where commissioners collaborate for a single contract only.