The government wants the NHS to deliver better results, giving patients more choice and doctors and nurses more freedom to shape services that meet patients’ needs.



  1. NHS Blood and Transplant: triennial review

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Pricing of branded health service medicines

    • Consultation outcome
  3. Health risks from alcohol: new guidelines

    • Consultation outcome

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  1. FOI Pathology, back office and unsustainable services plans

    • FOI release
  2. Notifiable diseases: weekly reports for 2016

    • Research and analysis
  3. Care Act Statutory guidance

    • Guidance

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Detailed guides

  1. MMR catchup programme: diagnosis, case management, and advice

    How to confirm a measles diagnosis, manage cases and contacts, control infection, and vaccinate young or partially-covered patients. Read more

  2. NHS procurement, choice and competition: ask a question or make a complaint

    If you have a query about NHS procurement, choice or competition, Monitor is happy to speak to you informally or formally. Please call to discuss your situation and available options. Read more

  3. Whooping cough (pertussis): immunisation of healthcare workers

    Immunisation of health professionals during whooping cough outbreaks. Read more

  4. Sources of UK flu data: influenza surveillance in the UK

    The PHE influenza Surveillance Section, Respiratory Disease Department, coordinates and collates flu surveillance for the UK. Read more

  5. Pertussis (whooping cough) immunisation for pregnant women: resources and training

    Vaccination resources for health professionals and immunisation practitioners. Read more