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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
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.