Official Statistics

NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care

Statistics relating to the activity of NHS Continuing Healthcare in England. Categories of activity covered are: eligibility, referrals, conversion rates, personal health budgets and decision support tools.


NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care


Data are collected quarterly and cover CCGs in England. The data release includes: number eligible for NHS CHC, incomplete referrals over 28 days, number of new referrals, number of referrals completed, number of referrals completed within 28 days, number of assessments completed, number assessed as eligible/ not eligible, number no longer eligible, assessment conversion rate, referral conversion rate and number of DSTs completed in acute/ non-acute setting.

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence

Published 10 May 2018