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NHS trusts gain more control over their property

Health Minister Stephen Hammond has announced new guidance on NHS property ownership that will allow NHS trusts and foundation trusts to apply for the transfer of ownership of properties on their estate. It will help speed up improvements to frontline services.

This is where property on a trust’s estate belongs to NHS Property Services (NHSPS) and Community Health Partnerships (CHP).

The change recognises that NHS trusts are best placed to judge how to use their estate to benefit the local community. More...