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 DVD now available to professionals

“Three years on: Stories from the pilot programme”, a DVD of patient and clinician experiences with personal health budgets, is now available to health and social care professionals. Seven patients, … Read more → – Personal health budgets DVD now available to professionals

Personal health budgets update – Winter 2012

The bumper Winter 2012 edition of ‘Update’, the personal health budgets information sheet, has been published – including all the news about national rollout of the policy across the NHS. … Read more → – Personal health budgets update – Winter 2012

Personal health budgets to be rolled out

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The roll out of personal health budgets has been announced today by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb. A personal health budget is an amount of money given to someone, … Read more → – Personal health budgets to be rolled out

Personal health budgets easy read leaflet published

A revised version of the information leaflet about the personal health budgets pilot programme, in easy read format is published. Personal health budgets is one of the ideas that the … Read more → – Personal health budgets easy read leaflet published

Personal health budgets update – Summer 2012

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 Summer 2012  edition of the … Read more → – Personal health budgets update – Summer 2012

Personal health budget pilots: fifth interim evaluation report

The fifth interim independent evaluation report about the personal health budget pilot programme has been published by the personal health budgets evaluation (PHBE) team. The report, Personal health budgets evaluation: … Read more → – Personal health budget pilots: fifth interim evaluation report

Understanding personal health budgets

The Department has published a revised version of the leaflet on personal health budgets relating to personal health budgets pilot programme. Personal health budgets is one of the ideas that … Read more → – Understanding personal health budgets