Statutory guidance

NHS foundation trusts: how to resolve a contract dispute

Advice on the contract dispute resolution procedure for NHS foundation trusts.

Applies to England


Contract dispute resolution: advice for NHS foundation trusts

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This document provides guidance for NHS foundation trusts on resolving disputes with commissioners. It covers the three stages of the formal resolution process:

  • negotiation
  • mediation
  • adjudication
Published 18 March 2011