What is continuing healthcare funding?

NHS continuing healthcare means a package of ongoing care that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS where the individual has been found to have a ‘primary health need’ as set out in The National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS funded Nursing Care.

Information about continuing healthcare funding can be found in the NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS funded Nursing Care Public Information Leaflet and in the easy read book ‘What is NHS Continuing Healthcare‘.

How to apply for funding

Please contact your GP, District Nurse, Social Worker or other Health Care Professional who can advise on the appropriateness of Continuing Healthcare.

Continuing Healthcare Teams

Dorchester

Vespasian House,
Barrack Road,
Dorchester,
DT1 1TG

Tel: 0300 303 4410
Fax: 01305 266864

Email:continuing.care@dorsetccg.nhs.uk

Poole

Canford House,
Discovery Court Business Centre,
551-553 Wallisdown Road,
Poole,
BH12 5AG

Tel: 01202 541581
Fax: 01202 541477

Email:chc.team@dorsetccg.nhs.uk

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