Consultation outcome

Integrated care licence condition: draft guidance for providers of NHS-funded services

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Following feedback on this consultation, Monitor has updated its guidance on the integrated care licence condition.

Original consultation


Seeking views on draft guidance outlining the core principles NHS providers can follow to enable patients to receive care in an integrated way.

This consultation ran from

Consultation description

This draft guidance is designed to help licensed providers of NHS-funded services in England, as well as NHS trusts, understand:

  • how to minimise the risk of breaching the integrated care licence condition and potentially incurring regulatory action
  • when Monitor may take action under the integrated care licence condition
  • how Monitor will enforce the integrated care licence condition

Responding to the draft guidance

Monitor would like to hear the views of providers, service users and patients, commissioners and any other interested parties to this draft version of the guidance. Your responses will be used to inform Monitor’s final guidance document.

Workshops and webinars

Monitor are planning to hold a limited number of workshops or webinars during or shortly after the consultation period to gather additional feedback.

If you’re interested in attending one of these please email for further details by the end of January 2015.

Further information on integrated care

You can find out more about how healthcare providers and commissioners can enable better integration of care in a separate piece of Monitor guidance.


Summary of consultation responses

Integrated care licence condition: consultation on draft guidance for providers of NHS-funded services

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Published 14 January 2015
Last updated 27 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated page with a summary of responses to the consultation.
  2. First published.