Case Law

NHS responsibility for care home nursing care: R (Forge Care Homes Ltd) v Cardiff and Vale University Health Board [2017]

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Introduction

By Stephen Knafler QC, barrister, Landmark Chambers Points for practice Social care legislation prevents local authorities from funding the costs of nursing care by a registered nurse even if provided in a social care setting. Funding responsibility lies instead with the NHS. In this case, the Supreme Court had to decide whether registered nursing care […]

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