This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
The NHS contribution towards the costs of a place in a care home with nursing is being increased by 1% for 2015 to 2016.
The NHS contribution towards the costs of a place in a care home with nursing - for people assessed as requiring the help of a registered nurse - is being increased by 1% for 2015/16.
From 1 April 2015, the rates for eligible care home residents assessed to require the help of a registered nurse will be as follows:
When NHS-funded nursing care was introduced in October 2001, the Department of Health made a commitment to regularly reassess the payment attached to the banding.
These increases are in line with the increase in NHS nursing staff pay of 1% in 2015 to 2016.
26 March 2015
Department of Health
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