Consultation outcome

Personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets: extending legal rights

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

The Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England held a public consultation that explored giving more people the right to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets.

This would give people more choice and control over the money spent on meeting their health and wellbeing needs.

The consultation ran from 6 April 2018 to 8 June 2018 and we received over 400 responses.

The government and NHS England’s response to the consultation sets out:

  • what we heard over the course of the consultation
  • our response to respondents’ views
  • our next steps

Original consultation

Summary

Seeks views on giving more people the right to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets.

This consultation was held on another website.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The government is consulting on:

  • extending the right to have a personal health budget to specific groups of people
  • extending the right to have an integrated personal budget to specific groups of people
  • whether individuals would welcome the opportunity to incorporate additional funding streams into integrated personal budgets

Documents

Published 6 April 2018
Last updated 3 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated page with an easy read version of the government's and NHS England’s response.
  2. Updated with the government and NHS England's response to the consultation.
  3. Page updated to say that the government intends to publish the consultation response in the autumn.
  4. Easy Read versions of the consultation have been added to the updated page.
  5. First published.