About us

NHS Providers is the only membership organisation solely dedicated to supporting NHS foundation trusts and trusts. We occupy a distinctive place in the health sector and have 100% of England's ambulance, acute, mental health, community and integrated trusts and foundation trusts in voluntary membership.

NHS Providers is led by its members. It has an active board of 20 chairs and chief executives, elected by member trusts.

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What we do

Our strategic objectives span the key focus areas of influence, voice and support, provided by a professional organisation. These help us:

  • help providers drive improvement through effective shared development of best practice, support and learning for board members, governors and executive colleagues; create networking opportunities
  • shape and influence the financial, policy and regulatory frameworks impacting on members' day-to-day work and future development via policy consultantions and horizon scanning
  • build effective relationships with key stakeholders in central government, with regulators and across healthcare; champion member interests and raise their profile positively in the media
  • support trusts in becoming foundation trusts

Member benefits

Benefits of membership include regular newsletters, briefings and reportsmedia coverage and blogs, conferencesnetworks and a range of development programmes.

Commercial companies can become an NHS Provider member through our associate membership scheme

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