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Going into and leaving hospital

How will my benefits be affected?

Your State Pension stays the same irrespective of how long you are in hospital but a prolonged stay may affect some benefits you are entitled to.

You should check whether any benefits you are claiming are affected whilst you are in hospital by contacting:

If you were not claiming benefits before you went into hospital, you may now be entitled to claim. It is important that everyone who is entitled to benefits or help receives all that they are entitled to.

Information about a range of other benefits:



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