The NHS Constitution establishes the principles and values of the NHS in England. It sets out patient and staff rights and responsibilities. It protects the NHS and helps ensure we receive high-quality healthcare that is free for everyone.
The NHS Constitution brings together in one place details of what staff, patients and the public can expect from the National Health Service. It also explains what you can do to help support the NHS, help it work effectively, and help ensure that its resources are used responsibly. It includes targets related to the following areas:
- Referral to treatment times
- Waiting times for diagnostic tests
- Accident and Emergency waiting times
- Cancer waiting times
- Ambulance waiting times
- Mixed sex accomodation breaches
- Cancelled operations
- Mental health measures.
You can read the NHS Constitution 2015 here.
NHS HMR CCG Constitution
NHS Heywood Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group (HMRCCG) has developed and will continue to review a Constitution to support the newly formed CCG as it continues it's journey to be a well governed and successful Clinical Commissioning Group.
You can read HMR CCG Constitution here.