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Governance framework

Good governance is important. An organisation with good governance makes the right decisions in the right way and ensures appropriate systems are in place to ensure those decisions are implemented correctly.

The NHSBSA uses a Corporate Governance Framework to link its governance arrangements. It’s reviewed as required by the NHSBSA Board at least once each year. 

If you have any questions about the Framework, please contact Mark Dibble, the NHSBSA’s Corporate Secretary, at

Department of Health

A. NHSBSA's Statutory Instruments

SI 2005 No. 2414SI 2006 No.632SI 2005 No. 2415SI 2006 No.633SI 2013 No.469 Primary Dental ServicesSI 2015 No.124 The Social Security RegulationsSI 2015 No. 570 Charges for Drugs and Appliances RegulationsSI 2015 No. 1776 Travel Expenses and Remission of Charges Regulations

B. NHSBSA's Directions

NHSBSA Directions 2016

Amendment to NHSBSA Directions 2016 (2018)

NHSBSA Pharmaceutical Services 2013

NHSBSA Hosting and Shared Services 2013

NHSBSA Injury Benefit Scheme 2015

NHSBSA Payments and Charges 2015

NHSBSA Social Work Bursaries 2013

NHSBSA Infected Blood Payments Scheme 2017

Directions to NHS Trusts and Special Health Authorities in respect of Counter Fraud 2017

NHSBSA Welsh Directions

NHSBSA Welsh Directions TRS

Framework Agreement with Department of Health and Social Care

C. Code of Conduct & Accountability for NHS Boards


A. Matters Reserved to the Board incorporating Standing Orders

B. Remuneration and Nominations Committee Terms of ReferenceC. Audit and Risk Management Committee Terms of ReferenceD. Standing Financial InstructionsE. Scheme of Delegation