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Independent Review of NHS Continuing Healthcare

Independent Review of NHS Continuing Healthcare

Friday, May 2, 2014

ISBN: 9781784122713

Report from the Independent Review Panel, commissioned by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing to review the application of Scottish Government guidance on NHS Continuing Healthcare (CEL 6 (2008).

Executive Summary

In June 2013, in response to concerns raised in the media regarding the application of the guidance contained in CEL 6(2008) by Health Boards in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing commissioned an independent panel to review the delivery, monitoring and governance of NHS Continuing Healthcare in Scotland.

The panel concluded their investigations in January 2014, and this report details their findings.