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NHS Constitution

The principles and values of the NHS in England

NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group has formally adopted the NHS Constitution. The CCG has a duty to promote the NHS Constitution in the exercise of its functions: 

  • act with a view to securing that health services are provided in a way which promotes the NHS Constitution, and
  • promote awareness of the NHS Constitution among patients, staff and members of the public.

The Department of Health has published an updated  NHS Constitution following a consultation that sought views on a number of proposed changes.