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.

Recovery PbR on twitter

The Recovery PbR programme for drug and alcohol has taken to the twitterverse and set up a twitter account! You can follow us @RecoveryPbRatDH We will keep you up to date on all news from the pilots as their begin to implement their models … Read more → – Recovery PbR on twitter

Recovery PbR outcomes – refresh

The Recovery PbR pilot programme has been running since April. The pilots selected which definitions they would use in measuring outcomes locally. These were developed through successful partnership working between Central Government, the pilot areas, experts from the field and wider comments … Read more → – Recovery PbR outcomes – refresh

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

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

Greater Manchester Commissioner Event

Two of the Northern pilots, Stockport and Wigan, came together to deliver a Greater Manchester Commissioner event following a request from local authorities for further information about the national Recovery Payment by Results pilot and how they might  implement PbR … Read more → – Greater Manchester Commissioner Event

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