Personal Health Budgets

Date: 24 Jun 2014

Category: Your Health and Local Services

Personal health budgets have been introduced by the NHS to help people manage their care in a way that suits them. The aim is to give people with long-term conditions and disabilities greater choice and control over the healthcare and support they receive.

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An introduction to personal health budgets

(For people age 18 and over)

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All about personal health budgets

This easy to read leaflet talks about personal health budgets and tells you

  • what a personal health budget is
  • why we think they could help people
  • how some people use their personal health budget
  • how to find out more

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My personal health budget journey

This leaflet has been designed to help explain the personal health budget application process

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Personal Health Budgets for children and young people

A personal health budget is an amount of money to support your child’s identified health and wellbeing needs, planned and agreed between you and your local NHS team.

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Personal Health Budgets Policy

This policy outlines the principles for achieving the implementation of personal health budgets by balancing choice, risk, rights and responsibilities.

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Personal Health Budgets: Newsletter April 2014

What are personal health budgets, who can have a personal health budget, what is NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, how do I apply, what progress Bristol has made and how do I get more information?