Raising awareness – NHS Continuing Health Care (CHC) funding

Wills, Probate, Trusts & Inheritance - 1 minute read

If a person has a ‘primary healthcare need’ (care needs which require support beyond what the local authority can lawfully provide), they may be entitled to NHS CHC funding.

If eligible for NHS CHC, the individual receives a package of care which is arranged and funded by the NHS (the local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)).

NHS CHC can be provided in in any setting, whether at home or in a nursing home. 

Thousands of vulnerable patients in England are missing out on NHS funding for care that they are legally entitled to