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Young Patient's Family Fund: terms and conditions

Published: 26 Jul 2021

The Young Patients Family Fund will help to offset the cost of travelling to and from hospital during a young inpatient's (up to age 18) stay in hospital and the subsistence required to allow claimants to spend time to support the health and wellbeing of the child or young person.

Young Patient's Family Fund: terms and conditions
6. Who can't claim expenses

6. Who can’t claim expenses

Claims cannot be made by:

  • Visitors who are not parents/parent substitutes or siblings (under the age of 18) of a young inpatient.
  • Any person who accompanies an individual under the age of 18 to receive outpatient care.
  • Any person who is not habitually resident in Scotland.
  • Any person wishing to claim expenses incurred prior to 26 July 2021 (Note: parents of children receiving neonatal care prior to 26 July may still be able to make retrospective claims under the previous Neonatal Expenses Fund).