Special Health Authority

A Special Health Authority (SpHA) provides a health service to the whole of England, not just to a local community, for example, the NHS Business Services Authority, Health Research Authority etc.

Description

A Special Health Authority  is an ORGANISATION.

A Special Health Authority  (SpHA) provides a health service to the whole of England, not just to a local community, for example, the NHS Business Services Authority, Health Research Authority   etc .

Special Health Authorities  are independent, but can be subject to ministerial direction in the same way as other NHS bodies.

For further information on Special Health Authorities, see the NHS website at:

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Special Health Authorities
Short name SpHA

Where Used

Type Link How used
NHS Business Definition Health Education England references in description Special Health Authority
NHS Business Definition Health Research Authority references in description Special Health Authority
NHS Business Definition NHS Blood and Transplant references in description Special Health Authority
NHS Business Definition NHS Business Services Authority references in description Special Health Authority
Supporting Information Organisation Coding Frames references in description Special Health Authority
Supporting Information Organisation Site Coding Frames references in description Special Health Authority
NHS Business Definition Special Health Authority references in description Special Health Authority