This guide explains organisations in the healthcare system and how they work together and includes the Statement of NHS Accountability. The Guide to the Healthcare System in England covers:
- providing care
- safeguarding patients
- empowering patients and local communities
- education and training
- supporting providers of care
- the role of the Secretary of State for Health
The accountability statement explains how decision making works in the NHS and fulfils the commitment set out in principle 7 of the NHS Constitution.
Download the guide here.