This is the online bulletin for the Payment by Results for Recovery Pilot Programme. You will find all the latest news about the programme, events to promote payment by results and hear from our pilot sites on how implementation is progressing.

Event invite – providing drug and alcohol recovery through payment by results

Due to unprecedented demand registration for this event is closed as off the 27th April 2012 The Department of Health, together with other Government Departments is hosting a free event on 21 May for treatment providers who are interested in finding … Read more → – Event invite – providing drug and alcohol recovery through payment by results

From our pilots – Bracknell Forest

In this first post from one of our pilot sites, Bracknell Forest tell us why they wanted to pilot the Payment by Results in Substance Misuse Services: “As a small unitary authority the number of people in treatment is not … Read more → – From our pilots – Bracknell Forest

The story so far

In December 2010, local partnerships were sent an invitation to participate in the Drugs and Alcohol Recovery Pilot which aims to explore how to use Payment by Results to further incentivise the sector to deliver recovery. Of the 29 applications … Read more → – The story so far

Gaming Commission report published

The co-design group have explored in detail the risks of gaming in the future system and worked to mitigate against these during the development phase of the individual models. The Gaming Commission was set up in August 2011 as a … Read more → – Gaming Commission report published

Drugs and alcohol recovery payment by results pilots go live

This month saw the launch of 8 new Payment by Results (PbR) pilot sites for drugs and alcohol recovery treatment services. The PbR model is a flagship government policy, highlighted in the 2010 Drug Strategy. The aim of the programme is … Read more → – Drugs and alcohol recovery payment by results pilots go live