Personal Health Budgets Update: Winter 2012

The Winter edition of the personal health budgets newsletter, including an update on the pilot of personal health budgets in the NHS.

Applies to England


Personal Health Budgets Update: Winter 2012

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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.

This edition includes:

  • Headline story: Personal health budgets to roll out following pilot evaluation
  • Government response to the evaluation
  • New good practice toolkit for NHS health and social care practitioners, and stories from the pilot
  • “Pilots and beyond”by Zoe Porter, Department of Health delivery programme lead
  • Pilot milestones over four years
  • Staying up-to-date: regional NHS events, public consultation, twitter and LinkedIn and websites for professionals and the public

See also good practice toolkit and patient and clinician stories

Published 8 January 2013