NHS continuing healthcare is a package of continuing care provided outside hospital, arranged and funded solely by the NHS, for people with ongoing healthcare needs.
If you are eligible, you can receive free NHS continuing healthcare in any setting, such as:
To be eligible for NHS continuing healthcare, your main or primary need for care must relate to your health.
For example, people who are eligible are likely to:
Someone nearing the end of their life is also likely to be eligible if they have a condition that is rapidly getting worse and may be terminal.
The Hampshire NHS Continuing Healthcare Service is hosted on our behalf by West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The CCG's website has a range of information about the service including details of who is eligible for the service and how to get in touch.