Official Statistics

NHS continuing healthcare activity in England: England, Quarter 1, 2015-16

NHS Continuing Healthcare figures for England for the reporting period Quarter 1, 2015/16

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NHS Continuing Healthcare is a package of care (outside hospital) arranged and funded solely by the NHS where the individual has been found to have a ‘primary health need’ as set out in the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care.

Such care is provided to an individual aged 18 or over, to meet needs that have arisen as a result of disability, accident, or illness.

NHS CHC can be provided in range of settings including a care home, hospice or a person’s own home.