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  • FAS

    Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • FBC

    full business case

  • FCE

    finished consultant episode

  • FCN

    free choice network

  • FESC

    Framework for procuring External Support for Commissioners

  • FFT

    Friends and Family Test

  • FGM

    female genital mutilation

  • FHS

    family health services

  • FIMS

    Financial Information Management System

  • FMP

    financial management programme

  • FNP

    family nurse partnership

  • FNP

    family nurse practitioner

  • FOI

    freedom of information

  • FOIA

    Freedom of Information Act

  • FPNC

    free personal and nursing care (NHS Scotland)

  • FPPR

    fit and proper persons requirement for directors

  • FRS

    first response service

  • FSA

    Food Standards Agency

  • FSRR

    financial and sustainability risk rating

  • FT

    foundation trust

  • FTGA

    Foundation Trust Governors' Association

  • FTN

    Foundation Trust Network

  • FY

    foundation year

  • FYFV (also 5YFV)

    Five Year Forward View

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