- Personal Health Budgets will replace the current wheelchair voucher scheme as part of efforts to improve services for over 1.2 million people that currently use wheelchairs.
- Seven sites have been chosen to develop new ways of delivering choice in maternity care. Pregnant women living within the pioneer areas will be offered a personal budget and will be able to use it to make choices for each of three stages of the pathway – antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care.
- The publication of theIntegrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) Emerging Framework, setting out the national roll out of this programme which focuses on patients and families with the most complex needs. The framework sets out an expanded role for communities and peer support, an embedded personalised care and support planning approach, and the option of a personal health budget.
You can read more about these projects and the announcement on the NHS England website.