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Notices of Commencement

On 14 September and 9 November 2020, the Department of Health amended the regulations relating to the submission of notices of commencement for market entry applications.

As a result, NHS England has produced new forms to request shorter commencement periods and to notify of a change in commencement date. 

When an application has been granted the applicant must submit a valid notice of commencement within 12 months of the date of the grant. This will be issued to you by PCSE along with your decision.

Click below to find guidance on the submission of the notice of commencement.

Forms relating to requesting a shorter notification period and a change of commencement date can also be found below.


NoC Guidance v.2

Notice of Commencement Guidance v.2


Request to submit NoC less than 30 days

Request to submit NoC less than 30 days


Notification of change to servcie commencement date

Notification of change to service commencement date


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