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Top tips for establishing a healthcare social enterprise

Since it was introduced in 2008, the Department of Health’s right to request scheme has enabled 25,000 people to spin-out of the NHS and become social enterprises.

More than 40 social enterprises were established through the scheme and collectively they will provide around 10% of community services across the country. To help those currently considering or progressing their social enterprise applications, five leaders within different social enterprises have shared their top tips for tackling different sections of the application process.