NHS Foundation Trust

An NHS Foundation Trust is an ORGANISATION.

An NHS Foundation Trust is a not-for-profit, public benefit corporation.

NHS Foundation Trusts were established by section 30 of, and Schedule 7 to, the National Health Service Act 2006.

An NHS Foundation Trust provides goods and services for the purposes of the health service in England, in accordance with Chapter 5 of the National Health Service Act 2006.

NHS Foundation Trusts:

NHS England is responsible for overseeing NHS Foundation Trusts.

For further information on NHS Foundation Trusts, see the NHS website at: NHS authorities and trusts.


This supporting information is also known by these names:
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