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Can CCGs Use Annual Reviews to Ration Care Funding?

We know that certain parts of the country are more likely to award NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) than others. This is often referred to as the ‘postcode’ lottery. Where you live can increase or decrease your chances of receiving CHC…
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Discharged from hospital to a care home? Is your relative getting their entitlement to 6 weeks' free care?

With the COVID pandemic on the rise again, there remains an urgent need for the NHS to discharge patients from hospital as quickly as possible in order to free up beds. To incentivise quicker hospital discharge, the Government has put…
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Where is your retrospective CHC claim up to? If you’re frustrated by delays, read on…

You can make a retrospective claim to recover care fees that were incorrectly charged if your relative meets the eligibility criteria for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) as set out in the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare…
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Sick pensioners threaten to sue Health Secretary Matt Hancock and the NHS for £5BILLION

If you missed this article in last week’s Daily Express (26th October), you can read it in full below: Sick pensioners threaten to sue Health Secretary Matt Hancock and the NHS for £5BILLION...

Rationing NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding – The ‘NHS's Best Kept Secret’

Retired Admiral Philip Mathias, former submarine Commander and director of nuclear policy at the Ministry of Defence, is rallying public support for his ongoing £5bn legal battle against the Government and NHS England. He is seeking to…

Paying Unfair Top-Up Fees? Latest Developments Will Send Shockwaves To Care Homes

Top-up fees are back in the public domain again as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reported to have reached an agreement with Care UK to repay its residents more than £1m for unfairly charged...

Read this if your relative is about to be discharged into a care or nursing home

If your relative is about to be discharged from hospital to a care or nursing home or other care facility or is already residing in such a care setting then read on… Front page headline, Daily Telegraph 18/09/20: “Hospitals told to…

Confused? Read This Before You Start Your Retrospective Appeal for CHC Funding...

From 1st September 2020, the Government has instructed Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to restart their retrospective appeals. Retrospective appeals look at whether an individual was historically entitled to NHS Continuing Healthcare…
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Don’t Miss Out On Funded Nursing Care!

Many people miss out on FNC – Funded Nursing Care – and yet it’s a tax-free, non means-tested benefit that is provided by the NHS for people living in a care home (registered to provide nursing care) or nursing home. FNC is a contribution…

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