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A Clinical Commissioning Group has been using a potentially unlawful tool to make savings on its budget for NHS Continuing Healthcare, the free care fund available to people at home or in care homes

NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group has been using a locally-designed screening tool in alternative to the NHS Continuing Healthcare Checklist. The Checklist is the only nationally approved tool that screens people for receiving a full assessment for care funding under the NHS Continuing Healthcare scheme, making the tool potentially unlawful. Effectively, this means that …

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