Guidance

NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care: public information leaflet

A guide for people who may be in need of ongoing care and support from health and social care professionals.

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This leaflet provides information for people who may be in need of NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care as a result of disability, accident or illness. It explains the process used to determine whether somebody is eligible for care funded entirely by the NHS.

Published 11 April 2013
Last updated 24 January 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added an HTML version of the guidance.

  2. New version of leaflet document added, updated to reflect changes to the national framework in 2018. This was first published on the 'National framework for NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care' page, in December 2018.

  3. First published.