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NHS Continuing Care and NHS Funded Nursing Care Collection


ROCR Licence: ROCR/OR/0254/004MAND

Frequency: Quarterly


Background to the collection

The NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Funded Nursing Care (FNC) return collects information on the numbers of people receiving, and eligible for, NHS Continuing Health Care and NHS Funded Nursing Care. The Health and Social Care Information Centre are carrying out this quarterly collection on behalf of NHS England.

A national framework was introduced in October 2007 which introduced for the first time a single set of eligibility criteria. It is vital that NHS England continue to be able to assess the impact of this new framework and be able to: monitor whether local variation has reduced.


Launch and submission dates

QuarterPeriodLaunchedSubmission deadline

2014/15 Q4

1 January 2015 - 31 March 2015

1 April 2015

30 April 2015

2015/16 Q11 April 2015 - 30 June 20151 July 201529 July 2015
2015/16 Q21 July 2015 - 30 September 20151 October 201529 October 2015
2015/16 Q31 October 2015 - 31 December 20154 January 20161 February 2016
2015/16 Q41 January 2016 - 31 March 20161 April 201629 April 2016
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