Category Archives: Practice Guidance Notes

Practice Guidance PG 68 – 73 Disputes

PG 68 There  are  two  different  kinds   of  dispute   that  may  arise  in  relation   to  NHS continuing healthcare: 68.1  a) Disputes between a CCG and an LA regarding eligibility (which could also have additional complications arising from the two organisations … Continue reading

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PG 11 How should the well-managed need principle be applied?

Access the other sections of the Practice Guidance Notes here. PG 11 How should  the well-managed need principle be applied? 11.1   This Framework provides that the decision-making rationale should not marginalise a need just because it is successfully managed: well-managed … Continue reading

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Practice Guidance Notes: What is a primary healthcare need?

Access the other sections of the Practice Guidance Notes here. PG 2  What is the difference between a healthcare  need and a social care need? 2.1     Whilst  there  is not a legal  definition  of  a  healthcare  need  (in the  context … Continue reading

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Practice Guidance Notes about the Checklist

Download a blank checklist here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/213141/NHS-CHC-Checklist-FINAL.doc  These are the questions and answers about the use of the Checklist, taken from the Practice Guidance Notes. PG 15 What is the NHS continuing healthcare  Checklist? 15.1   The Checklist is a screening tool … Continue reading

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Practice Guidance Notes on the Fast Track Pathway

For background information about the Fast Track Pathway Tool, read more here. To access other sections of the Practice Guidance Notes, click here. PG 44 In a Fast Track case is it the CCG or the ‘appropriate clinician’ who decides … Continue reading

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Practice Guidance Notes

These are the Practice Guidance Notes, which form Part 2 of the National Framework. They are phrased as questions, and referenced within the Framework. PG 2-3 Primary Healthcare Need PG 11 How should the well-managed need principle be applied? PG … Continue reading

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