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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Interaction with other authorities

Section 70: Co-operation between the Commission and the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts

260.Section 70 provides how the Commission and Monitor should work with one another and clarifies the interface between the Commission and Monitor, whose work relates closely to that of the Commission. It requires the Commission and Monitor to co-operate with one another in carrying out their functions. The Commission must keep Monitor informed about the provision of health care by NHS Foundation Trusts. Monitor must give the Commission any information it has relating to the provision of health care by NHS Foundation Trusts which will assist the Commission in carrying out its functions. The section also sets out specific material (material relevant to reviews, investigations and studies) that the Commission must provide to Monitor, on request.

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