CCG FOI 760 – Personal Health Budget

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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