Personal budgets in mental health: Key points on implementation

09 / 04 / 2015

Personal health budgets have been shown to improve quality of life and reduce the use of inpatient care and to be cost-effective. The NHS Mandate sets the expectation that from April 2015 people with long-term conditions who could benefit should have the option of a personal health budget.

This briefing is part of a series of publications on personal health budgets produced by the NHS Confederation in partnership with Think Local Act Personal.

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