Evaluation of the personal health budget pilot programme

Forder, Julien and Jones, Karen and Glendinning, Caroline and Caiels, James and Welch, Elizabeth and Baxter, Kate and Davidson, Jacqueline and Windle, Karen and Irvine, Annie and King, Dominic and Dolan, Paul (2012) Evaluation of the personal health budget pilot programme. Project Report. PSSRU, University of Kent, Kent.

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Abstract

1. The personal health budget initiative is a key aspect of personalisation across health care services in England. Its aim is to improve patient outcomes, by placing patients at the centre of decisions about their care. Giving people greater choice and control, with patients working alongside health service professionals to develop and execute a care plan, given a known budget, is intended to encourage more responsiveness of the health and care system.
2. The personal health budget programme was launched by the Department of Health in 2009 after the publication of the 2008 Next Stage Review. An independent evaluation was commissioned alongside the pilot programme with the aim of identifying whether personal health budgets ensured better health and care outcomes when compared to conventional service delivery and, if so, the best way for personal health budgets to be implemented.

Additional Information:Discussion Paper 2840_2
Keywords:prevention, Personal health budget
Subjects:L Social studies > L410 UK Social Policy
L Social studies > L431 Health Policy
L Social studies > L400 Social Policy
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
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ID Code:9143
Deposited On:24 Apr 2013 14:35

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