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
Tel: 0300 303 4410
Fax: 01305 266864
Discovery Court Business Centre,
551-553 Wallisdown Road,
Tel: 01202 541581
Fax: 01202 541477
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