We are a statutory organisation with 'assumed liability' from NHS England. We are required to deliver on thre areas; all our statutory duties, the NHS Constitution, including rights and pledges, and against relevant areas of the Government Mandate to NHS England.
The NHS Constitution brings together in one place what staff, patients and public can expect from the NHS. It sets out the purpose, principles and values of the NHS and explains a number of rights, pledges and responsibilities for staff and patients alike.
Our statutory duties and relevant information are set out in section 12 of our Commissioning Plan.