Department of Health HSCIC Framework Agreement

The agreement sets out the relationship between the Department of Health and the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

Framework Agreement between the Department of Health and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)

The purpose of this document is to define the most important aspects of the relationship between the Department of Health and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC). The document covers:

  • how the Department and the HSCIC will work in partnership to serve patients, the public and the taxpayer
  • how the HSCIC and the Department discharge their accountability responsibilities