The Personal Health Budget (PHB) Quality Framework supports integrated care boards to create the conditions to meet PHB performance expectations, with a focus on improving operational delivery to deliver high quality care, improve the experience of PHB holders, realise the ‘life changing’ outcomes that PHBs can deliver, develop workforce confidence in commissioning and delivering PHBs and ensuring value for money.
Iggy Patel is a voluntary independent health advocate. In his latest blog he shares his experiences of a personal budget and provides helpful tips for others.
For Joe receiving a Personal Health Budget and working with Thurrock mental health services meant access to music tuition, a boost in confidence and feeling more relaxed.
Thurrock’s Positive Pathway programme has enabled children and young people using local mental health services to access personalised care and a personal health budget where needed.