Closed Consultations

  • NHS trusts volunteer numbers survey

    As you may be aware a Volunteering Taskforce was set up to look at how volunteering in the NHS can be better supported into the future and continue to benefit from the outpouring of public support that was offered during the pandemic. One of its workstreams has identified the need to understand the numbers of volunteers and for a central data collection. NHS England will be/are taking forward the recommendations from that work but in the meantime we are continuing to undertake an annual... More
    Opened 2 November 2023
  • Chair of the stakeholder council (Maternity and Neonatal Programme): expression of interest

    The Maternity and Neonatal Programme is pleased to invite Expressions of Interest from candidates from the health and wider sectors for the role of Chair for its Stakeholder Council. The Stakeholder Council provides a forum for external stakeholders to influence and contribute to the NHS England Maternity and Neonatal Programme by scrutinising work and providing advice to the Maternity and Neonatal Delivery and Programme Board. The Council will act to support the Programme... More
    Opened 13 October 2023
  • GIRFT ENT Gateway Review Questionnaire

    The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Team in NHS England would like to gain a number of insights into the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) service and its delivery within the provider trust either ahead of a Gateway Review or following a Gateway Review which has already taken place. As a result of this, this questionnaire has been compiled around a number of key themes which includes requesting data regarding the trusts catchment population, the ENT workforce, ENT Demand and Capacity, ENT... More
    Opened 19 September 2023
  • Pathway Evaluation Questionnaire

    Thank you for taking the time to complete this questionnaire. The questionnaire is about NHS England’s Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme. We will ask you about your knowledge of the GIRFT programme and then collect some data on your role within the NHS. Timing The questionnaire should take between two minutes and six minutes to complete depending on your answers. Data collection, processing, storage and dissemination You can... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Interim Clinical Policy: Puberty suppressing hormones for children and adolescents who have gender incongruence/dysphoria

    NHS England commissions gender incongruence and dysphoria services and the purpose of this consultation is to seek views on a proposed interim clinical policy on puberty suppressing hormones (sometimes referred to as ‘puberty blockers’ or ‘hormone blockers’) for children and adolescents who have gender incongruence or dysphoria. The policy proposition is that puberty suppressing hormones are not recommended to be available as a routine commissioning option for the treatment of... More
    Opened 3 August 2023
  • Maternity and Neonatal Programme: chair of the delivery and programme board: expression of interest

    The Maternity and Neonatal Programme is pleased to invite expressions of Interest from candidates from the health and wider sectors for the role of chair for its newly refreshed Delivery and Programme Board. The Programme Board will provide direction to, and oversight of, the Maternity and Neonatal Programme as it works to transform and improve maternity services in line with the aims and objectives of the Three Year Delivery Plan for Maternity and Neonatal Services . As... More
    Opened 25 July 2023
  • The Antimicrobial Products Subscription Model: consultation on proposals

    Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the most pressing global challenges we face this century. Already, AMR infections are estimated to cause 700,000 deaths each year globally. That figure is predicted to rise to 10 million by 2050 if no action is taken. The World Bank estimates that, across the globe, an extra 28 million people will be forced into extreme poverty by 2050 unless AMR is contained. The UK Government has recognised AMR as a global problem and committed... More
    Opened 10 July 2023
  • GIRFT Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Lab Questionnaire

    The information entered into this questionnaire will serve as a follow-up to the information provided from the first round of Oral and Maxillofacial (OMFS) deep dives to fully map OMFS laboratories across the country and the services provided. Some of the questions will be about clinical data so it would be useful to have this to hand as you fill in the questionnaire. Please only include NHS data (not private). Maire Morton Clinical Lead for OMFS Getting It Right First Time NHS... More
    Opened 8 June 2023
  • Community Dental Services (CDS) GIRFT Questionnaire (Adults)

    We know that the CDS has grown organically in many regions and that some of the relationships and contracting arrangements are complex and have been in place for some time. We are aware of the valuable role the CDS plays in the totality of dental provision for some of our most vulnerable patients and our aim is to understand it better so that we can learn from best practice and iron out unwarranted variation in provision for patients. This is the start of the process and... More
    Opened 8 June 2023
  • Community Dental Services (CDS) GIRFT Questionnaire (Children)

    We know that the CDS has grown organically in many regions and that some of the relationships and contracting arrangements are complex and have been in place for some time. We are aware of the valuable role the CDS plays in the totality of dental provision for some of our most vulnerable patients and our aim is to understand it better so that we can learn from best practice and iron out unwarranted variation in provision for patients. This is the start of the process and... More
    Opened 8 June 2023
  • GIRFT Ophthalmology New to Follow up Ratios

    One of the key focuses for GIRFT for 2023/24 is outpatient care. Across a number of specialities data is being collected for new to follow up ratios. As ophthalmology is the largest outpatient speciality in the NHS we want to be able to add data to the national discussion. We would be really grateful if you could complete the survey and also for you to add any comments you feel would be useful. What we want to collate is a range for new: follow up ratios by... More
    Opened 17 May 2023
  • Chief Allied Professions Officer Awards 2023

    This year we will be holding our seventh annual Chief Allied Health Professions Officer (CAHPO) Awards on the evening of the 12 October 2023. CAHPO Award nominations can be made for all members of the allied health professions (AHP) community, including support workers, assistant practitioners, registered professionals, pre-registration apprentices and students. Nominations can be made by their peers or by themselves, to receive recognition for their... More
    Opened 9 May 2023
  • Developing NHS England’s clinical effectiveness programme portfolio

    We invite you to complete the following questionnaire to help us understand the clinical effectiveness programmes you use, the aspects of each that you value, and points that you would like us to consider during the future strategic development. Thank you. More
    Opened 9 May 2023
  • Workforce deployment software survey - 2023

    This survey collects data from NHS trusts on their levels of attainment (LOA) for e-rostering and e-job planning software usage across different professional (clinical workforce) groups. The LOA Checklist for both e-rostering and e-job planning (found at the bottom of this page) will assist providers in determining their LOA and therefore should be completed prior to completing this survey. Providers are required to return the LOA checklist with both... More
    Opened 16 March 2023
  • Chair of the “Reading the Signals” Maternity and Neonatal Outcomes Group

    NHS England is inviting interested individuals to indicate their interest in this role by 21 March 2023. NHS England is committed to making the care of maternity services in England safer, more personalised and more equitable. In December 2020, NHS England established a revised Perinatal Quality Surveillance Model , which aims to provide a consistent and methodical oversight of all services so as to target support trusts in greatest need. We are seeking to improve the... More
    Opened 15 March 2023
  • Consultation on the draft updated risk assessment framework and reporting manual for independent sector providers of NHS services

    Separate to this consultation NHS England is currently preparing a response to a consultation on proposed updates to the NHS provider licence. Those proposals include: adding specific quality governance related criteria to the continuity of services (CoS) licence conditions and establishing a category of ‘hard to replace’ independent providers of NHS services, as designated by NHS England, to whom some of the CoS conditions will also apply. ... More
    Opened 25 January 2023
  • Internationally educated midwives’ experience survey

    This is a voluntary survey and the responses we receive will be anonymous. The feedback will highlight current trends and recommendations which will directly feed into the midwifery international recruitment (IR) programme. A detailed summary of the findings will be shared with the IR programme team. A more generic, higher-level summary will be shared with NHS Trusts to support their own IR programme plans. More
    Opened 10 January 2023
  • NHS Standard Contract 2023/24: A consultation

    The NHS Standard Contract is published by NHS England for use by NHS commissioners to contract for all healthcare services other than primary care services. We are now consulting on changes for 2023/24 to both versions of the Contract – the full-length version, which is used to commission the bulk of such services by value, and the shorter-form version, which can be used in defined circumstances for certain less complex and typically lower cost services. The consultation paper and the... More
    Opened 23 December 2022
  • 2023/25 NHS Payment Scheme consultation

    Thank you for taking the time to consider NHS England’s proposals for the 2023/25 NHS Payment Scheme. This survey allows you to say whether you accept or reject the proposed Payment Scheme and also give feedback on all our proposals. All materials relating to this consultation can be found at: Important points Please note: your response will not be counted unless it has been submitted. When you have... More
    Opened 23 December 2022
  • Chair of the Children and Young People’s Transformation Programme Board - Expression of interest

    The Children and Young People’s Transformation Programme are inviting expressions of interest in this role by 13 January 2023. Children and Young People (CYP) represent a third of our country and their health and wellbeing will determine our future. The NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) set out a vision for the future of the NHS and new action to improve the health and wellbeing of CYP. To deliver the vision, a Children and Young People Transformation Programme was established... More
    Opened 13 December 2022
  • Dental Pilot Programme Feedback Survey

    The Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) Programme recently carried out Dental Pilot Programme review in dental primary care. The pilot utilised retrospective NHS BSA data from 2019 as well as additional data from external sources that related to the selected practices and then subjected to GIRFT methodology. The GIRFT team would like to ensure that this programme makes a worthwhile contribution. To help with this, we are contacting everyone that took part in a GIRFT Dental... More
    Opened 1 December 2022
  • GIRFT mental health rehabilitation OAPs

    GIRFT Mental Health Rehabilitation - Out of Area Placements (OAPs) The GIRFT programme for mental health rehabilitation is requesting data from all NHS mental health providers on the number of people requiring adult mental health inpatient rehabilitation care who were placed out of their local provider in 2022. The purpose is to; a) provide a snapshot of progress in reducing the number of people placed in rehab OAPs since data was last collected in 2019 b)... More
    Opened 8 November 2022
  • Call for evidence survey - Recruitment and retention of Digital, Data and Technology staff in the NHS

    We are currently seeking your views on digital, data, and technology roles in NHS England. More
    Opened 8 November 2022
  • National Clinical Audit for Improvement - User needs research survey

    Thank you for your interest in taking part in our survey. We are developing a learning community for NHS staff to learn and apply learning about national clinical audits. For this to be successful we need to ensure we understand what people need. The results of this survey will be used to: co-create a knowledge hub that is accessible to all those with an interest in national clinical audit facilitate a community of practice and strengthen peer support provide an... More
    Opened 8 November 2022
  • Survey of health and wellbeing coaches working in primary care

    This is your opportunity to share your views on the roles of health and wellbeing coaches, their development, and how NHS England can support you. We are keen to get as wide a range of responses as possible and are grateful for your input. The more information we gather, the more we can help you. More
    Opened 4 November 2022
  • Survey of care coordinators working within primary care

    This is NHS England's second annual survey of care coordinators. More
    Opened 4 November 2022
  • Consultation for changes to the NHS provider licence

    NHS England is proposing changes to the NHS provider licence to support effective system working and the delivery of high-quality sustainable care. The NHS provider licence sets out the conditions that healthcare providers must meet to help ensure that the health sector works for the benefit of patients, now and in the future. All providers that deliver healthcare services for the NHS are required to hold a licence, unless exempt. Exempted organisations include those: ... More
    Opened 28 October 2022
  • NHS enforcement guidance consultation

    NHS England has updated its Enforcement guidance to reflect the Health and Care Act, 2022 and current practice. The revised guidance sets out NHS England’s approach to enforcement of integrated care boards and providers. The revised guidance applies to all integrated care boards and licensed providers in England where NHS England has determined that formal regulatory action is required, and explains the regulatory and statutory processes in the event of enforcement action as well as... More
    Opened 27 October 2022
  • Interim service specification for specialist gender dysphoria services for children and young people – public consultation

    NHS England’s consultation on an interim service specification for services for children and young people with gender dysphoria has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond. Next steps We will now be reviewing and analysing responses and a report summarising all the feedback we have received will be published in early 2023 on this page alongside the final interim service specification. You can review the core consultation documents here: ... More
    Opened 20 October 2022
  • Learning disability and autism advisory group

    The deadline has now passed. We cannot take any more expressions of interest for this role. New members wanted for the NHS England learning disability and autism advisory group. We are looking for autistic people, people with a learning disability and family carers to join the group. We want people who can share their experiences of health services to improve the health system. We want to include members with links to groups and networks of people the NHS doesn’t always listen to.... More
    Opened 14 October 2022
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