Are you ready for personal health budgets?

CCGs need to be ready to offer Personal Health Budgets (PHBs) to patients receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) from April 2014. That is when the ‘right to ask’ for a PHB will come in. PHBs can be complex and time-consuming …Read more…

Personal Health Budgets

Putting personalisation into practice The government has confirmed its commitment to the roll out of Personal Health Budgets. This follows completion of the three year pilot programme which has recently been independently evaluated. The rollout will initially target those who …Read more…

Personal Health Budgets – Taking you there!

The Health and Social Care Bill 2011 states that, the NHS Commissioning Board will be under a duty to promote personalised healthcare through patient choice, explicitly including personal health budgets.

Personalisation is here to stay – the implications of the initiative will touch on commercial, employment and governance issues. In this article we look at the advise that is available to you to assist with the changes ahead.Read more…

Integrated Care and Personalisation

The development of integrated and personalised care is a key aim of the Department of Health (DoH) following the emphasis placed on these issues in Lord Darzi’s NHS Next Stage Review published in July 2008. Since then, the DoH has …Read more…

Commissioning changes – what your CCG needs to know

Empowering Patients: Integrated Personal Commissioning programme to go live on 1 April 2015 while Personal Health Budgets continue to expand in 2015. What’s new? Integrated Personalised Commissioning (IPC) The first wave of the IPC programme will go live on 1 …Read more…