The National Health Service (NHS) is changing its rules for people with serious health conditions.
It says it will no longer pay people with severe conditions who need a high level of care to the tune of £300 a week.
The NHS says the changes will help people who have a serious illness or injury to manage their care, such as in hospital.
The changes are expected to save the NHS £1bn over five years, but the NHS has warned that it could cause some delays.
The NHS said it had worked with the care and support groups and other professionals to ensure that the rules were clear, effective and effective.
The rules were put in place in 2018 to ensure people who needed high-level care were able to do so.
Under the new regime, those with serious illnesses and injuries will be paid for their time in hospital and care homes, regardless of how long they’ve been in hospital or care homes.
In 2020, the NHS will pay the highest rate for those with conditions that can’t be managed in hospitals.
The new rules will also allow people to choose to pay their bills from home.
This means people who need intensive care will be able to pay from their own pocket, rather than relying on the NHS to cover their bills.
It means people will not have to pay for treatment in the NHS.
The decision to give money to care workers was taken after a consultation process with people who were struggling with mental health and anxiety disorders, as well as other conditions, the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCCIC) said.
A survey of NHS workers showed a significant increase in concerns about the new system, including:How do you pay for your care if you don’t have any money?
Are you paying for it?
How much are you getting?
How much do you get?
The new system means those with a serious condition will be treated in a different way from those who have mild or moderate illnesses, and the new arrangements will only apply to those with the same condition.
The health service says the new regulation is designed to help people with a life-threatening condition.
A new guidance to staff will be issued in the coming weeks to help staff deal with the new situation.
The government says the policy changes will save the health service £1.4bn over the next five years.
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said: ‘These changes mean that everyone with a severe illness or serious injury will have the same access to high-quality care regardless of the illness or condition, and will receive the same rate of care.’
This is the right thing to do for people who require care and are suffering from a serious health condition.’
But care worker groups and others criticised the decision.NHS worker and care worker union body the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMCC) said:’It’s time to stop the government treating people who are sick like this.
‘It’s about time they stopped treating people like this and start paying them their fair share.’