This discussion paper explores personal health budgets for people receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC). Personal health budgets and NHS CHC are defined, and background information is supplied on (1) how personal health budgets are relevant to people receiving NHS CHC and (2) how personal health budgets change the NHS CHC pathway. Practical considerations and next steps are discussed, with case studies and questions and answers.
Personal Health Budgets Policy Team (2012). Personal health budgets and NHS Continuing Healthcare discussion paper. London: Department of Health, January 2012. Gateway Reference No.17153.