From our pilots

Updates from our drug and alcohol payment by results pilot sites

From our pilots – Stockport

A Treatment Provider’s Perspective on PbR Stockport Community Drug and Alcohol Service has faced a number of challenges during the development and implementation of the drug and alcohol payment by results pilot. Matthew Phoenix, Service Manager, explains more about the … Read more → – From our pilots – Stockport

From our pilots – West Kent

A view from West Kent’s Recovery Service provider The CRI West Kent Recovery Services has a real focus on positive sustained outcomes for all of those using the service. It was designed to deliver services holistically and acknowledging that “treatment” as … Read more → – From our pilots – West Kent

From our pilots – Enfield

PbR – commissioning and performance. The transition to Payment by Results for Recovery has raised key challenges for commissioners and providers alike. While such challenges are inevitable in any major transformation, our experience has made us aware of the importance … Read more → – From our pilots – Enfield

From our pilots – Bracknell Forest

Although there have been some teething problems the Bracknell Forest Payment by Results pilot is still progressing well.  Booking in regular reviews can prove challenging and with ever growing caseloads we are trying very hard to make sure that people … Read more → – From our pilots – Bracknell Forest

From our pilots – Wigan

“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” Background The Wigan-based Pathways to Employment, Training & Education, or “PETE”, Project was established in April 2009 as a partnership between Work Solutions and CRI. Commissioned by … Read more → – From our pilots – Wigan

From our pilots – Oxfordshire

The view from Lifeline, the provider of the Oxfordshire Recovery Service ‘I’ve been in trying to get out of [the cycle of addiction] for 30 years, and this has been the only thing which has helped’. Lifeline Oxfordshire was launched … Read more → – From our pilots – Oxfordshire

From our pilots – Lincolnshire

Throwing the baby out with the bathwater… When embarking on any new and untried policy, strategy or system one must be mindful to strike the right balance between maintaining the things that are successful already whilst changing the things that … Read more → – From our pilots – Lincolnshire

From our pilots – Stockport

In this latest post from one of our pilot sites, Stockport tell us more about their single assessment and referral service and how it is working.  An introduction to the START Stockport Treatment – Access to Recovery Team (START) was … Read more → – From our pilots – Stockport

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

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