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Benefits and bills - staying in hospital: Outline

 A person claiming benefits who is admitted to hospital must notify the local authority that deals with their claims for housing and council tax benefit.

Additional information: In most cases your benefit entitlement will have to be reassessed to take account of your new circumstances. Most benefits are reduced during a stay in hospital usually after either four or six weeks.

Availability

Normal office hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (except public holidays)

Contact: Benefits Department

Telephone: 01706 217777

Benefits Department, Admail ADM4005, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4ZR

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