Independent Provider

An Independent Provider (IP) is a private sector Health Care Provider that is contracted by the NHS in the provision of healthcare or in the support of the provision of healthcare.

Description

An Independent Provider  is an ORGANISATION.

An Independent Provider  (IP) is a private sector Health Care Provider that is contracted by the NHS in the provision of healthcare or in the support of the provision of healthcare.

Independent Providers  are typically the smaller providers of healthcare such as hypnotherapists, medical CONSULTANTS working privately outside of the NHS, nursing homes, private practices and clinics etc.

Note: the structure of Independent Provider ORGANISATIONS is such that they can't have related sites.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Independent Providers
Short name IP

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Health Care Provider references in description Independent Provider
NHS Business Definition Independent Provider references in description Independent Provider
NHS Business Definition NHS Improvement references in description Independent Provider
Supporting Information Organisation Coding Frames references in description Independent Provider
Data Set Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Data Set references in description Independent Provider