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Personal Health Budgets for MH in Northamptonshire

This page and video clip will tell you about personal health budgets, what they are and give an insight of the experience of having a personal health budget from a patient’s perspective along with NHS staff’s views. The NHS is working on lots of ideas to try to make it easier for you to get the NHS care that you think will improve your quality of life and that you feel you need. This video clip will help you understand personal health budgets in more detail. It illustrates real patients who have benefited from a personal health budget to improve their quality of life and wellbeing through managing their own needs, with the agreement and support of NHS staff. You will also hear from Gill Ruecroft, Northamptonshire Personal Health Budget Project Lead and Dr Matthew Davies a local GP who is leading on testing new ways of supporting patients to manage their long term conditions. For further information on Personal Health Budgets please contact Gill Ruecroft, Northamptonshire Personal Health Budget Project Lead on 01604 651121 or email phb@northants.nhs.uk. http://www.neneccg.nhs.uk/personal-health-budgets/