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Second stage of board governance guidance for aspirant foundation trusts published

The second stage of the Board Governance Assurance Framework - the Development Modules - is available. The modules cover quality governance, organisational strategy and values, and financial governance.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

In December 2011, the Department published the first stage of the assurance framework, which is a mandatory Board Governance Memorandum for all aspirant Foundation Trusts.

Read the modules  and listen to Laura Roberts, Head of Provider Leadership Development at DH, on why the new framework will be so valuable for NHS trusts.

Published 27 January 2012