The NHS Standard Contract is mandated by NHS England for use by commissioners for all contracts for healthcare services other than primary care.
The Contract (in full-length and shorter-form versions) has now been updated from the 2016/17 to the 2017/18 – 2018/19 version. A summary of the changes we have made to the Contracts can be found in section 3 of the NHS Standard Contract Technical Guidance and in the Summary of key changes documents below.
The full –length NHS Standard Contract 2017/18-2018/19 comprises three parts:
The NHS shorter-form Contract 2017/18-2018/19 also comprises three parts:
Read the full NHS Standard Contract 2017/18 and 2018/19 Technical Guidance here
Read the full overview here