Policy paper

Framework agreement between DHSC and NHS Improvement

Describes how the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS Improvement will work together.



This document sets out how DHSC and NHS Improvement will work together, setting out roles, responsibilities, governance and accountability arrangements.

The framework agreement should be read in conjunction with:

  • Annex A: wider guidance
  • Annex B: finance and accounting responsibilities
  • Annex C: public-facing communications
  • Annex D: relationships with other arm’s length bodies
Published 8 October 2018