Continuing Healthcare

NHS Continuing Healthcare

We provide NHS continuing healthcare for people who need support to maintain their wellbeing but do not need to be in hospital.

For example this may be provided for people with learning disabilities or people who are physically frail.

Assessments for NHS fully funded continuing healthcare in East Riding of Yorkshire 

We carry out assessments to determine whether a patient is eligible for NHS continuing healthcare. This may be done by NHS staff who are directly involved in the patients care or who may have particular expertise in the patients condition.

If you would like an NHS fully funded continuing healthcare assessment for yourself, a family member or a person you care you can speak to:

  • Your social worker (if applicable)
  • A member of your clinical team involved in your care

You can also contact the NHS East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group Continuing Healthcare Team directly by:

Telephone:      01482 672006 or 01482 672011
Fax:                 01482 672002
Email:              eryccg.continuingcare@nhs.net

You can also write to us at:

East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Continuing Healthcare Team
Health House
Grange Park Lane
Willerby
HU10 6DT

Please note the Continuing Healthcare Team moved from Driffield to WIllerby on 12 April 2016

NHS funded nursing care in East Riding of Yorkshire

NHS funded nursing care is a weekly payment made on behalf of the residents of care homes with nursing who have been assessed as ineligible for NHS continuing healthcare but need to be in the care home with nursing support so they can access nursing any time of the day or night.

For more information about NHS funded nursing care contact the Continuing Healthcare Team using the contact details above.

Information we hold about you

Click here to find out more information about how we will use and protect any information about you that you give us when you contact the Continuing Healthcare Team.

Further information

The Department of Health has published a public information leaflet as a guide for individuals who may be in need of ongoing care and support from health and social care professionals as a result of disability, accident or illness, and explains the process used to determine whether the individual is eligible for care funded entirely by the NHS.