What each document does
Application of the Competition Act 1998 in the healthcare sector: guidance for providers
This guidance describes the powers Monitor shares with the Competition and Markets Authority and explains how it will use them in accordance with competition law.
Choice and competition licence conditions: guidance for providers of NHS-funded services
This guidance explains the choice and competition conditions of the NHS provider licence and explains how Monitor applies these licence conditions in individual cases.
Monitor’s approach to market investigation references: guidance for providers
Informs patients, healthcare providers, commissioners, patient groups and other interested parties of how Monitor approaches its powers to make market investigation references under Part 4 of the Enterprise Act 2002.
Hypothetical scenarios for NHS healthcare providers
Monitor has also published a set of hypothetical scenarios which help illustrate how the choice and competition conditions of the provider licence and competition law work in practice.
Ask a question or make a complaint
If you wish to seek informal advice please contact Monitor’s Co-operation and Competition Directorate.