Consultation outcome

Changes to direct payments for healthcare

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Consultation on direct payments for healthcare: government response

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Personal health budgets: equalities impact assessment

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Detail of outcome

The government’s response to its consultation on proposals to update the ‘direct payments for healthcare’ regulations.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

Government's proposals for regulations and guidance on direct payments for healthcare policy.

Documents

Direct payments for healthcare consultation

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Direct payments for healthcare consultation: easy read

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Impact assessment

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Consultation description

The government consulted on proposed changes to the direct payments for healthcare regulations in order to extend personal health budgets, including direct payments for healthcare, beyond the pilot programme.

The government response summarises the feedback that was received and explains the changes that are being made to the direct payments for healthcare regulations as a result of the consultation.

There is more information on personal health budgets, including direct payments for healthcare and what was learned during the pilot programme on the NHS England website.

The government has also published a ‘Direct Payments for Healthcare Impact Assessment’