Publication scheme


The NHS Confederation is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act as it is not a public authority. However, the NHS Confederation voluntarily seeks to comply with the spirit of the Freedom of Information Act and go beyond its legal obligations to ensure it is open and transparent to the public and accountable to its members.

Our publication scheme, contains seven classes of information - information falling in each of these classes is published on our website and can be accessed using the links on this page. All information published on the website can be accessed free of charge.

The seven classes of information are:

1. Who we are and what we do

About us
Governance and accountability
Our members
Our partners

2. What we spend and how we spend it

Contracts and procurement

3. What are our priorities and how are we doing

Priorities and performance

4. How we make decisions

Governance and accountability

5. Our policies and procedures

Policies and procedures

6. Lists and registers

Register of interests

7. The services we offer

Our work
Member services
Partnership opportunities
Networks and forums
NHS European Office

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Why we need to maximise the value of lay member recruitment, training and development | Susanne Hasselmann

18 / 4 / 2017 10.04am

The move toward place-based planning across the health sector places accountability and governance at the centre of debate. Lay members, according to Susanne Hasselmann, will be crucial in making sure local areas get it right.

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