Impact of regulation in a shifting environment

This report outlines the results of an NHS Providers’ member survey on how the current regulatory regime is operating, carried out in January 2017. It explored the burden of regulation experienced by NHS trusts and foundation trusts and consider how this may be impacting trusts’ ability to manage increased demand, restore performance against targets, transform services and achieve financial balance.

There were 76 responses to the survey (26 NHS trusts and 44 NHS foundation trusts), representing 32% of the provider sector.

Key messages from the report include:

The following broad themes are discussed:

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