NHS Standard Contract (shorter-form) 2017/18 and 2018/19: National Variation Agreement for existing 2016/17 shorter-form contracts

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The detailed National Variation Agreement template (shorter-form contracts) is used to effect the NHS Standard Contract National Variation for 2017-19, in accordance with Option 3 in the Guidance on National Variations to existing 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 full length contracts and 2016/17 shorter-form contracts. It is relevant to commissioners and providers who are parties to an existing commissioning contract the duration of which extends beyond 31 March 2017.