Guidance

Advice to local authorities on scrutinising health services

The guidance explains the regulations and policy background for the scrutiny of local health services.

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Local authority health scutiny

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Local authorities are responsible for scrutinising local health organisations to ensure they are providing effective, efficient services and encourage improvement.

The guidance explains the health scrutiny regulations and provides local authorities with advice about how to implement them to ensure that existing health services are providing effectively for local communities.

Published 27 June 2014