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Governance framework

We use a corporate governance framework to link its governance arrangements. It’s reviewed as required by our Board at least once each year. 

If you have any questions about the framework, you can contact Mark Dibble, Corporate Secretary, at

Department of Health and Social Care

Our statutory instruments

SI 2005 No. 2414 (PDF: 24KB)SI 2006 No.632 (PDF: 51KB)SI 2005 No. 2415 (PDF: 98KB)SI 2006 No.633 (PDF: 49KB)SI 2013 No.469 Primary Dental Services (PDF: 96KB)SI 2015 No.124 The Social Security Regulations (PDF: 147KB)SI 2015 No. 570 Charges for Drugs and Appliances Regulations (PDF: 486KB)SI 2015 No. 1776 Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges Regulations (PDF: 289KB)SI 2018 No. 888 The Official Statistics Order 2018 (PDF: 35KB)

View SI 2019 No. 1293 The Healthcare (European Economic Area and Switzerland Arrangements) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 on the website.

Our directions

NHSBSA Directions 2016 (PDF: 319KB)NHSBSA Pharmaceutical Services 2013 (PDF: 54KB)NHSBSA Hosting and Shared Services 2013 (PDF: 25KB)NHSBSA Injury Benefit Scheme 2015 (PDF: 99KB)NHSBSA Payments and Charges 2015 (PDF: 293KB)NHSBSA Infected Blood Payments Scheme 2017 (PDF: 35KB)Directions to NHS Trusts and Special Health Authorities in respect of Counter Fraud 2017 (PDF: 330KB)NHSBSA Welsh Directions (PDF: 58KB)NHSBSA Welsh Directions TRS (PDF: 215 KB)NHSBSA NHS Jobs Directions 2018 (PDF: 91KB)NHSBSA NHS Jobs Wales Directions 2018 (PDF: 164KB) NHSBSA Electronic Staff Records (ESR) Directions 2018 (PDF: 128KB)Electronic Staff Record Section 83 Agreement 2014 (PDF: 635KB)Former British Child Migrants Payment Scheme Instruction (PDF: 13KB)National Supply Disruption Response Directions 2019 (PDF: 93KB) NHS Bursary, NHS Learning Support Fund and Social Work Bursary Schemes Directions 2020 ( PDF: 118KB)Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme Directions 2020 (Word: 65KB)Coronavirus Life Assurance Scheme Directions 2020 Wales (PDF 129KB)Immigration Health Surcharge Reimbursement Scheme Directions 2020  (PDF: 41KB)NHSBSA Student Services and Miscellaneous Amendments Cross-Border Healthcare (EU Exit) Directions 2020 (Word: 31KB)NHSBSA Vaccine Damage Payments Scheme Directions 2021 (PDF: 140KB)Immigration Health Surcharge Reimbursement Scheme Amendment Directions 2021 (PDF: 111KB)NHSBSA Healthy Start Directions 2021 (Word:59KB)Healthy Start Scheme Agency Agreement with the Department of Health in Northern Ireland 2021 (PDF: 114KB)Income Generation Directions 2005 (PDF: 121KB)Framework Agreement with Department of Health and Social Care (PDF: 2.4MB)Public and Parliamentary Accountability Protocol with Department of Health and Social Care (PDF: 168KB)Code of Conduct for Board Members of Public Bodies (PDF: 437KB)

Our organisation

A. Matters Reserved to the Board incorporating Standing Orders (Word: 99KB)B. Remuneration and Nominations Committee Terms of Reference (Word: 41KB)C. Audit and Risk Management Committee Terms of Reference (Word: 103KB)D. Standing Financial Instructions (Word: 262KB)E. Scheme of delegation (Word 135KB)