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.

Independent Evaluation – Scoping and Feasibility Report

The Department of Health is funding a three year independent evaluation of the Drugs and Alcohol Recovery Payment by Results pilots programme, led by the University of Manchester in partnership with Birkbeck College London, RAND Europe and UserVoice. The report … Read more → – Independent Evaluation – Scoping and Feasibility Report

From our pilots – Wakefield

Bev Firth Lewis, Service Manager and Sean Glover, Team Leader at Accord Recovery Centre (ARC) in Wakefield talk about Payment by Results leading to service re-design and the Accord Recovery Centre in Wakefield One of the direct changes made to the provision of … Read more → – From our pilots – Wakefield

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

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