We are the sector regulator for health services in England. Our job is to protect and promote the interests of patients by ensuring that the whole sector works for their benefit.
Monitor is examining the commissioning and provision of GP services in England to see if there are barriers preventing patients from securing access to the best possible care.
The NHS provider licence allows us to set prices for NHS-funded care, tackle anti-competitive practices that are against the interests of patients, protect essential services for patients, and enable better integration of care.
Monitor and NHS England are working together to design a comprehensive NHS payment system that will deliver better quality services for patients at a cost that is sustainable.
We've closed the investigation after the trust fixed the issues that caused patients to wait more than 18 weeks for treatment.
Monitor will ask the trust why its costs this year have been higher than expected, and why its income has been lower than forecast.
We've put Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust into special measures to ensure all its patients receive good quality care.
This document outlines the action commissioners now need to take to be ready for 1 April 2014.
This is our preliminary report into the provision of walk-in centre services in England.
This report outlines the opportunities which are available to deliver better care and close the financial gap.
A practical session setting how to designate Commissioner Requested Service using the designation framework.
Details about our licensing requirements for independent providers, including our proposed timetable.
These full-day interactive workshops were held across the country to offer commissioners and foundation trusts the opportunity to learn more about the NHS payment system capability.