Personal health budgets

Personal health budgets allow people to have more choice, flexibility and control over the health services and care they receive. At the heart of a personal health budget is a care plan, the agreement between the primary care trust and the individual that sets out the person’s health needs, the amount of money available to meet those needs and how this money will be spent.

Personal health budgets update – October 2011

A pilot programme involving around half the primary care trusts in England is currently underway to test out personal health budgets in the NHS. The latest edition of the personal … Read more → – Personal health budgets update – October 2011

Personal Health Budgets DVD

A personal health budget allows people to have more choice, flexibility and control over the health services and care they receive. The Department of Health launched a pilot programme in … Read more → – Personal Health Budgets DVD

Personal health budgets pilot – the story so far

Personal Health Budgets

In a new DVD, people in the Department of Health’s personal health budgets pilot programme share their experiences so far. They describe in their own words what the process is … Read more → – Personal health budgets pilot – the story so far

Personal health budget pilot – third interim report

A pilot programme involving around half the primary care trusts in England is currently underway, testing out personal health budgets in the NHS. The cost of implementing personal health budgets: … Read more → – Personal health budget pilot – third interim report

Personal health budgets update – July 2011

The latest edition of the personal health budgets newsletter has been published. Headlines include: Positive future for personal health budgets Mental health learning sets Practitioners network The new PHB community … Read more → – Personal health budgets update – July 2011