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 2013 to 2014.
The funding is for people in a care home who have been assessed as needing the help of a registered nurse.
For eligible care home residents, from 1 April 2013:
These increases are in line with the increase in NHS nursing staff pay of 1% for 2013 to 2014.
When NHS-funded nursing care was introduced in October 2001, the Department of Health made a commitment to regularly assess the payments.
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