Social enterprise making a difference: A guide to the Right to Request
This guide aims to support NHS staff who are thinking of setting up a social enterprise to deliver healthcare services to NHS patients, free at the point of delivery. November 2008.
It tries to answer some the questions you may have about setting up a social enterprise, setting out some of the benefits, but also the risks and challenges involved and helping you to decide if this is the right decision for you. It goes on to help you identify the next steps you will need to take in developing your business case and planning the future of your social enterprise, and how to find further information.