This document sets out the agreed way in which the Better Care Fund (BCF) will be implemented in financial year 2016 to 2017.
It covers such issues as:
- the legal and financial basis of the fund
- conditions of access to the fund
- national performance metrics
- the assurance and approval process
The document needs to be read alongside the NHS Mandate and BCF planning guidance.
29 February 2016
Added link to the Better Care Fund Planning guidance on the NHS England website.