Consultation outcome

Consultation on requirements for content and assurance for quality reports 2015/16

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Monitor has collated, summarised and reviewed all the comments received throughout the engagement process.

We have now updated the following documents ahead of NHS foundation trusts preparing their 2015/16 quality reports:

We are very grateful for the feedback on the proposals, and for all the constructive comments and suggestions received.

Original consultation


This consultation invites feedback on proposed requirements for content and assurance for foundation trusts' quality reports 2015/16.

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Consultation description

We will publish two documents covering foundation trusts’ requirements for 2015/16. This consultation includes:

  • our proposals for indicators to be subject to assurance in our detailed guidance for external assurance on quality reports 2015/16
  • our proposal to clarify guidance on how auditors should report a modified conclusion on their limited assurance work
  • an invitation for you to comment on who should provide the external assurance on quality reports from 2016/17

We will consider all responses in finalising these documents for 2015/16.


Requirements for content and assurance for quality reports 2015/16

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Published 29 January 2016
Last updated 22 March 2016 + show all updates
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