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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    What is the Better Care Fund?

    The Better Care Fund was first announced in June 2013. It originally went under another name but the focus of the fund is to ensure every locality has just one large budget to work with, rather than it being split into different services.

    The hope is that this will ensure those working in the NHS and in local government will come together to work for a better solution in every situation. Rather than spending out of their own individual budgets, different care providers from different areas will be encouraged to assess a particular case and to offer more common-sense services that will be focused primarily on the people who deserve them. In the long run this should be far better for the people who want to use those services, as well as offering the opportunity to spend less because the budget will be centralised rather than localised.

    The plan provides plenty of support, advice and notes to those who will need to bring in the plans in their local areas. It is hoped that once the plans are underway the people who live in each area will be able to start benefiting from them very soon.

    How can the Better Care Fund help you?

    The Better Care Fund has been designed to bring together the many services currently available under NHS England. As such it is hoped that many individual local services will work more closely together to provide better care for everyone who needs it. If you should fall ill or be injured in the future and require treatment in more than one way, it is hoped this fund will enable that treatment and care to be given in a more streamlined manner. It may transform the way people are cared for in England today.

    If you want no-obligation advice concerning medical negligence, contact AAH today

    Accident Advice Helpline is here to provide advice and support for anyone who believes they may have evidence of negligence on the part of medical staff dealing with their case or that of a family member. You may call our free 24/7 enquiry line to determine whether you have a good case to bring a no win, no fee* claim against those who may be responsible. Our professional injury compensation lawyers are ready to explore the details of your case to determine where to move forward from here.

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    Date Published: September 19, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.