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Guidance for clinical negligence scheme

Guidance for use of the clinical negligence scheme for trusts (CNST) cover for management of the clinical negligence risks of qualified independent sector providers under the NHS standard contract for 2012/13.

A letter provides instructions on how the clinical negligence risks associated with NHS commissioned elective activity undertaken by IS providers can be covered by the CNST with respect to the NHS standard contracts for services (NHS standard contracts) let to IS providers that meet the relevant qualification criteria under Any Qualified Provider” for 2012-2013. These cover arrangements are to apply on “progression” independent sector treatment centres procurements that are planned or are underway, where clinical negligence risks are to be covered by the CNST.