Technical Guidance for Refreshing NHS Plans 2018/19 Annexes C1 and C2: Joint Contract Dispute Resolution Process

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These joint contract dispute resolution process documents should be read alongside Refreshing NHS Plans for 2018/19.


This joint Dispute Resolution Process, agreed by NHS England and NHS Improvement, applies to the agreement of new healthcare commissioning contracts for the 2018/19 financial year.


This document provides guidance on the process for variation and updating of contractual terms during the course of a multi-year contract and sets out the expectations of NHS England and NHS Improvement as to how any disputes on updating of contracts for 2018/19 are to be dealt with.