CCG FOI 726 – Continuing Healthcare information

Responded to: 29th November 2016

This request relates to our work around improving NHS continuing healthcare.


November 2014 to October 2015


November 2015 to October 2016
What is the average (i.e. mean) time taken by your CCG to conduct NHS continuing healthcare assessments?


The time period should be calculated from receiving the initial checklist to notifying the applicant of the eligibility result.



28 days



30 days

What is the longest time period your CCG has taken to make a decision on an application for NHS continuing healthcare?


The time period should be calculated from receiving the NHS Continuing Healthcare checklist to informing the family of the decision that has been made in writing.



Due to service user’s changing  needs



a/w Social Worker allocation

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