NHS Provider licence: Self-certification

NHS Provider Licence

The NHS Provider Licence was introduced in 2013 following the Health and Social Care Act 2012 to regulate providers and ensure the health sector works in the best interests of patients.

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust Provider Licence 


NHS foundation trusts must self-certify that they can meet the conditions set out in the NHS Provider Licencer, as follows. 

Condition G6

NHS providers must have systems and processes that:

  • identify risks to compliance with the licencer, NHS acts, and the NHS constitution;
  • guard against those risks occurring.

G6 Self-certification 2023

Condition FT4

NHS providers must have systems and processes for good governance, which establish:

  • effective board and committee structures;
  • clear and effective reporting lines and performance and risk management systems.

FT4 Self-certification 2023