- Care Quality Commission, Monitor, and NHS Trust Development Authority
- Part of:
- NHS foundation trust governors and members: documents and guidance
- 2 May 2014
- Last updated:
- 9 October 2015, see all updates
- Applies to:
Describes how the special measures programme for NHS trusts and foundation trusts works.
PDF, 313KB, 10 pages
PDF, 186KB, 5 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
This guide for NHS trusts and foundation trusts, written by the Care Quality Commission, Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority, explains:
- why trusts are placed in special measures
- what happens to trusts in special measures
- the roles and responsibilities of the organisations involved
- when and how trusts leave special measures
See also: Special measures: a guide for patients
Published: 2 May 2014
Updated: 9 October 2015
- Added an addendum to provide further detail on how Monitor, the Care Quality Commission, and the NHS Trust Development Authority will work together while NHS trusts and foundation trusts are in special measures.
- The guidance has been updated to reflect the ‘Special measures: one year on’ report.
- First published.