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News and updates on the drugs and alcohol recovery payment by results pilot programme

From our pilots – Enfield

Four months into the pilot and the benefits of the Assessment and Care Review Team (ACRT is the Enfield LASARS) as an independent care co-ordination service for our patients are really starting to show. Patients have fedback that they are … Read more → – From our pilots – Enfield

Payment by results equality analysis: Understanding who is affected

As part of the work to set up the Recover PbR pilot programme, we took steps to ensure we understood as far as possible which groups the pilots had the potential to impact on and in what way. This is … Read more → – Payment by results equality analysis: Understanding who is affected

From our pilots – Wakefield

Thinking outside of the box! “Early on the pervading opinion with most of the Recovery Representatives had been one of scepticism and a certain amount of mistrust and concern. True, for a considerable time it had been felt that some … Read more → – From our pilots – Wakefield

From our pilots – Oxfordshire

The Story So Far…  There were several main drivers to remodel and transform our drug and alcohol treatment system and take part in the Payment by Results Pilot:- To move towards a payment model for service contracts that would enable … Read more → – From our pilots – Oxfordshire

Lessons learnt from Co-Design and commissioning with payment by results

At the event on PbR on the 18th The Department of Health, Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Department for Work and Pensions and the 8 pilots published their lessons learnt pack. Since April 2011 the pilot areas have worked with central … Read more → – Lessons learnt from Co-Design and commissioning with payment by results

From our pilots – West Kent, A LASARS view

LASAR – Preparation is prudent in the Garden of England With experience in system change and pilot projects we were able to apply prior learning to the development of the LASAR Team. Our experience focused our awareness of the need … Read more → – From our pilots – West Kent, A LASARS view

Audit Commission presentation at Commissioning for PbR Event

The Department of Health, Home Office, Ministry of Justice and Department for Work and Pensions hosted a second event on PbR on the 18th June for commissioners who were interested in finding out more about payment by results (PbR) for drug … Read more → – Audit Commission presentation at Commissioning for PbR Event

From our pilots – Bracknell Forest

Payment by Results – Lessons learned Here we are three months from go live date and what lessons have we learned so far? Well the first one is not to underestimate the amount of time needed for the LASARS to … Read more → – From our pilots – Bracknell Forest

From our pilots – Enfield

Enfield has taken a pragmatic approach towards PbR through embracing the national outcome measures and developing these to address local key priorities important to its community. Enfield, as a London Borough, has marked health inequalities with 78% of the adult … Read more → – From our pilots – Enfield

Providing drug and alcohol recovery through payment by results – Pilot site presentations

The Department of Health, Home Office, Ministry of Justice and Dedpartment for Work and Pensions hosted an event on the 21st for providers who were interested in finding out more about payment by results (PbR) for drug recovery services and learning … Read more → – Providing drug and alcohol recovery through payment by results – Pilot site presentations