NHS Standard Contract for Community Services

The NHS Standard Contract for Community Services is an agreement made by the Commissioner with the Health Care Provider to secure the provision of general community-based and out of hospital care SERVICES by the Health Care Provider.

It is normally used if one of the following criteria applies:

Where a commissioner contracts with a Health Care Provider for a significant range of acute, mental health or Ambulance SERVICES, as well as a significant range of general community SERVICES then it will be appropriate to agree more than one contract with this provider.

For further information see the:


This supporting information is also known by these names:
pluralNHS Standard Contracts for Community Services