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Chronically Sick: Health Services

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department has issued on the implementation of the National Framework for Long-term Conditions. (155638)

The Department has published a number of documents to support implementation of the national service framework (NSF) for long-term conditions. These include an audit tool, evaluated examples of good practice, an information strategy, a summary of the evidence on savings and performance indicators within the better metrics project.

Primary care trusts are expected to work towards implementing the NSF over a 10-year period.