Updates to the 2012 National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care have been published, along with the associated updated national tools. Changes will be effective from 1st October 2018. The documents added are:
- National framework for NHS continuing healthcare and NHS funded nursing care (from Oct 2018) – principles and processes for deciding eligibility
- NHS continuing healthcare: checklist (from Oct 2018) – helps clinicians and practitioners with the decision-making process
- NHS continuing healthcare: decision support tool (from Oct 2018)
- NHS continuing healthcare: fast track pathway tool (from Oct 2018)
The original 2012 publication and updates effective from October 2018 can be found here.