NHS must pay nursing costs for dependent nursing home residentsBMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7204.212a (Published 24 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:212
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
The Court of Appeal in London last week overturned a High Court judge's decision which would have forced the NHS to find an extra £220m ($352m) a year for the costs of caring for patients in nursing homes.
But the three appeal court judges ruled that the health service must …
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