Letters

Government clarifies long term NHS care

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.1021 (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1021
  1. J Andrews
  1. Shepperton, Middlesex TW17 8NG

    EDITOR, - John Warden's report on the clarification of responsibilities for long term health care suggests that the government has come full circle.1 However, the draft guidance contains the serious proviso that the individual authorities (health and social services) throughout the country reach their own agreements about “local criteria for eligibility” - that is, who needs health authority care (free at the point of issue) …

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