Menu Home Search
01622 851197 Contact us

Personal Health Budgets (PHB) Guidance for GPs

From April 2014 people eligible for NHS continuing healthcare (including parents of children) across England will have the right to ask for a Personal Health Budget (PHB). Others with long term health, physical or mental health conditions or disabilities may also benefit. CCGs act as brokers and are responsible for delivering PHBs.

The RCGP has produced a practical guide to support GPs in the introduction of personal health budgets in England. It explains what personal health budgets are, who might use them and how they can be implemented in a way that will benefit patients.

The guide has been written by a group with first-hand experience of personal health budgets in the pilot sites, including GPs and personal health budget managers.

Download the RCGP’s Guide for GPs on Personal Health Budgets [PDF]

Further information is also available from NHS England: Personal Health Budgets

Updated on Thursday, 3 March 2016, 948 views

Related guidance...

Practice Staff

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) All staff employed by practices in Kent and Medway are able to access the Employee Assistance...

Workforce

Recruitment Checks During Covid-19 CQC interim guidance on DBS and other recruitment checks, for providers recruiting staff and...

Doctors

NHS Practitioner Health The NHS GP Health Service is a confidential NHS service for GPs and GP trainees in England. The GP Health...

GP Induction and Refresher Scheme (April 2015)

New national GP Induction and Refresher scheme A new national GP Induction and Refresher scheme will be launched today and will go live...

BMA Advice & Guidance: Delivering essential services during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The BMA has published a web page ( which can be found here ) highlighting key information and links to official guidance from government...

NHSE/BMA Guidance: GP Induction and Refresher Scheme 2015

NHSE Guidance: The new national GP Induction and Refresher scheme took effect as of 1 April 2015. The new scheme is part of the GP...

Highest Clinical Risk Patients

Guidance and updates: Highest clinical risk patients NHS England Update on guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable individuals and...

Advice for Employers

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds Emerging data indicates that people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)...

Kent LMC General Practice Update 30th November 2020

Dear Colleague Please see below our latest updates for your information: 2020 Conference of England LMCs As many of you will be...

Operational Guidance

Kent & Medway Hot & Cold Site/Covid-19 Primary Care Assessment & Treament Facilities Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) You can access...