Practice Guidance

Continuing healthcare: applying the primary health needs test

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Introduction

Please note that from 1 September 2020, the government has announced that NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) assessments in the community, three- and 12-month reviews, and individual requests to review eligibility decisions (local resolution and independent review) will restart after being deferred from 19 March under the Coronavirus Act 2020. Clinical commissioning groups and local authorities are requested […]

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