Policy and planning

Better Care Fund (BCF) planning requirements and CCG minimum allocations

The BCF planning requirements can be accessed here. A planning template, narrative template and frequently asked questions document can be accessed by people responsible for developing BCF plans via the Better Care Exchange. Minimum allocations that must be pooled by each CCG into the BCF.

The allocations are set by NHS England and must be pooled into a section 75 agreement alongside grants paid to local government.

To request to join the Better Care Exchange, please emailĀ england.bettercareexchange@nhs.net