Policy paper

DH and HEE framework agreement

Describes the important elements of the working relationship between the Department of Health and Health Education England (HEE).

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

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Applies to England


DH and HEE framework agreement


The framework agreement defines how the department and Health Education England will work together to serve patients, the public and the taxpayer. It sets out roles, responsibilities, governance and accountability arrangements.

Published 10 April 2014