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Guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13

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The published planning guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13.

The published planning guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13 and provides more detail on accountability arrangements.

The integrated approach to planning and assurance between the Department of Health and the NHS for 2012/13 includes:

  • the indicative planning timetable
  • content of the submission
  • overview of the indicators process
  • overview of the milestones process
  • overview of assurance narrative and red, amber,green rating on each primary care trust cluster plan.

Strategic health authority cluster submissions on plans for 2012/13 are due in two stages: the first submission due on 27 January 2012, with the final submission due on 5 April 2012.

Read the letter on planning and assurance in 2012/13 from David Flory