If you have complex health and care needs and live in England or Wales, the NHS might need to pay for your care outside hospital. This could be in your home or in a care home.

Next steps

For more information about who can get NHS Continuing Healthcare and how the assessment works, read our factsheet Continuing Healthcare: Should the NHS be paying for your care? or call our Helpline on 0800 319 6789 to arrange to speak to an adviser.

If you want to ask for an assessment, speak to the health and care professionals involved in your care and treatment. You can also contact the NHS Continuing Healthcare team at your local Integrated Care Board in England or your Local Health Board in Wales.

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