Closed consultation

Governance reviews for NHS foundation trusts

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


NHS foundation trusts are invited to comment on Monitor's proposals for structuring governance reviews.


Consultation description

Monitor’s Risk assessment framework sets out the expectation that NHS foundation trusts should carry out an external review of their governance every 3 years.

This draft guidance contains proposals for structuring these reviews.

Monitor is looking for views on :

  • its governance review framework
  • the proposed approach to carrying out the reviews
  • the proposed approach for choosing an independent reviewer