Licence exemptions: guidance for NHS providers

All providers of NHS healthcare services in England are required to hold a licence from Monitor, unless exempt.


Protecting and promoting patients’ interests licence exemptions: guidance for providers

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This updated Licence Exemptions guidance reflects the changes regarding the nursing care licence exemption amendment regulations that were laid in Parliament in February and will come into effect on 1 April 2015. Monitor will also be updating their guidance on Commissioner Requested Services and so this section has also been updated to reflect this.

NHS providers are responsible for determining if they are exempt, and for applying to Monitor for a licence if they are required to hold one. This guidance helps providers of NHS services understand whether they need a licence, or if they are exempt from the requirement to hold a licence.

Published 25 March 2015