Consultation on extending rights to personal health budgets
The Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England have launched a consultation on extending the legal rights to have a personal health budget or integrated personal budget. The consultation seeks views on extending rights to a range of people, including those with social care and health needs, people accessing mental health services, and armed forces personnel who are leaving services and eligible for ongoing NHS care. The consultation is open until 8 June 2018.
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