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Personal Health Budgets (PHBs) are a key deliverable in the NHS Long Term Plan, requiring a major expansion in the offer and delivery of PHBs where the evidence indicates people would benefit.
The Long Term Plan aims to accelerate the roll out of PHBs, with up to 200,000 people benefiting from a PHB by 2023/24 - including the provision of bespoke wheelchairs and domiciliary care.
We deliver a flexible PHB service designed to meet your exact requirements, from full end-to-end support to modular provision which dovetails with your existing in-house resource, importantly we have the experience, processes and capacity to enable the effective delivery of PHBs for your local population.
PHB Consultancy Services
Our consultancy service provides expert guidance and practical assistance that ensures your PHB service meets national requirements, is responsive to the individual and the population; and is cost effective.
We also provide bespoke packages of support and services for all your individual needs.
We have extensive experience and the practical knowledge to deliver effective PHB solutions which offer greater patient choice, improved care and better value for money.
We help you to develop flexible and responsive services designed around individual needs, transforming the patient experience with the potential to significantly improve individual health and wellbeing outcomes.
Find out more about our personal health budget services by accessing the resources below.
When three NHS England regional specialised commissioning teams needed additional capacity and capability to support them with their medicines optimisation responsibilities, dedicated resource from Arden & GEM’s clinical support service was provided.
Arden & GEM assigned a team to support Black Country ICB ensure there were harmonised clinical treatment policies in place across its new geographic footprint to ensure fair access to treatments and interventions.
Arden & GEM’s medicines optimisation team was engaged by NHS England East of England regional community pharmacy contracting team to review over 200 Dispensary Service Quality Scheme clinical audits by the end of the 2022/23 financial year.
A large trust in the Midlands commissioned Arden & GEM’s clinical support service to provide specialist pharmacist resource to deliver diabetes and hypertension clinics at one of their hospital sites to help manage complex patients.
Arden & GEM’s Pharmacy Lead will be joining the NHS Medicines Optimisation Conference on 30 November 2022 to share the aims of the Discharge Medicines Service and successful approaches to implementation.
In this article for PM Healthcare Journal, Arden & GEM's Medicines Optimisation team describe how their collaborative work with Black Country and West Birmingham ICS has uncovered the barriers to implementing a Discharge Medicines Service with positive impact for staff engagement and referrals.
Arden & GEM’s experienced clinical services team has undertaken 150 LeDeR reviews in a professional, timely and compassionate manner, producing actionable recommendations for service improvement.
In this blog for Healthcare Leader, Arden & GEM's Senior IFR Nurse, Charlotte Nuttley, considers the role that clinical policy development and harmonisation can play in helping ICSs to achieve the Triple Aim, deliver the COVID-19 recovery programme and make difficult funding decisions.
In this article for the Journal of Pharmacy Management, Arden & GEM's medicines optimisation team share their five-point approach to engaging with practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Arden & GEM medicines optimisation pharmacy lead, specialising in diabetes care, has contributed a new chapter on management of Type 1 diabetes to the latest edition of the pharmacy textbook, ‘Drugs in Use’.
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