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National service framework: long term conditions

Sets out the government's quality standards for supporting people with long term conditions.

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The ‘National Service Framework for Long Term Conditions’ (NSF) sets quality standards for supporting people with long term conditions. It is a 10 year strategy to transform the way care services support people with long term neurological conditions to live as independently as possible.

The NSF for long term conditions will:

  • ensure quick access to specialist neurological expertise for help as close to home as possible
  • support people to live with long term neurological conditions
  • improve their quality of life by providing services to support independent living