Responded to: 10th January 2017
In relation to the current financial year (16/17) could you please provide me with information relating to the first ten occasions in which you sanctioned the use of a patient’s Personal Health Budget (PHB) to be spent on something that was NOT for the provision of care, medicine, or transport to a place where care or medicine was provided.
For each of these ten occasions please state:
NHS Stockport CCG has had one occasion:
(i) what the money was spent on: continuation of an historical laundry service provided by the local authority
(ii) how much money was spent on it: £20 per week
(iii) what was the outcome the patient was working towards as a result of this spend? n/a
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