NHS standard contract 2012/13 available

The NHS standard contract for 2012/13 brings together the previous four core contracts into a single restructured contract. The contract is for use by commissioners when commissioning NHS funded acute, ambulance, community and mental health and learning disability services from all types of providers. The NHS standard contract for 2012/13 reflects the requirements set out in the 2012/13 NHS operating framework. Associated supporting guidance and national variation documents will be issued to vary the existing standard contracts that expire after 31 March 2012.


Source: Department of Health
Date: 3 January 2012