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NHS Continuing Health Care

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NHS continuing health care is a package of care that is arranged by and funded by the NHS for eligible patients. The team consists of 20 specialist nurses who assess patients using a national framework to see if they qualify for NHS funded care.

How do I access this service?

To be eligible for NHS continuing health care you must be over 18 and have a complex medical condition and substantial and on-going care needs. If you have been diagnosed with a long-term illness or have a disability this does not mean that you will automatically qualify for NHS continuing health care.

Where can I find more information?

More information on the criteria for NHS continuing health care and the services that are provided can be found on NHS choices