Dan Harbour

Dan Harbour is managing director of Beacon, a social enterprise providing advice, advocacy and active case support to individuals and their families in relation to NHS continuing healthcare assessments and appeals.

He previously worked for the Thames Valley Strategic Health Authority as part of its continuing healthcare review team, established following the landmark Coughlan judgment, and at Age UK Oxfordshire as a continuing healthcare advocate and service manager.

Beacon is commissioned by NHS England as an independent continuing healthcare information and advice service.

All posts by Dan Harbour

Continuing healthcare: a system overview

Explains the processes governing the continuing healthcare system in England and Wales.

Continuing healthcare: maximising the social care impact

Suggestions for how social care practitioners can put across their side of the argument - which is often crucial - at each stage of the continuing healthcare assessment to ensure they contribute to the whole process.