Personal health budgets information

Release date: September 2020

You asked

Are you partnering with any other private or public sector organisations to deliver your Personal Health Budgets (PHBs)? If so, please provide the names of those organisations and a summary of the services they provide to the CCG?

Our response

Percy Westhead and Moore NW for Managed account and payroll services and Solo support services for third Party oversight. NHS Shared Business Service (SBS) for payment of Direct Payments.


Who is responsible for the delivery of the PHB targets and what are their contact details (name, email and phone number)?

It is Paul Donovan and his email address is paul.donovan2@nhs.net


Who is responsible for the delivery of the Continuing Healthcare programme and what are their contact details (name, email and phone number)?

It is Carolina Ciliento and her email address is carolina.ciliento@nhs.net


Who is responsible for the digital transformation within the CCG and what are their contact details (name, email and phone number)?

It is Andrew Rebanks and and his email address is a.rebanks@nhs.net


Who is the current Director of Finance within the CCG and what are their contact details (name, email and phone number)?

It is Claire Yarwood and her email address is claire.yarwood2@nhs.net


How many people in your CCG have been awarded a Continuing Healthcare budget and how many of these have taken up a PHB?

There are no financial years attached to this question. In addition, is the request for the number of current active CHC referrals or all CHC referrals since the implementation of the electronic patient data management system? The same explanation is required for the PHB aspect of the request.


What is the total annual spend on PHBs for your CCG, and how that spend breaks down by Direct Payment, 3rd party managed and notional budgets?

Total PHB spend for 19.20, £5,840,760 (Direct payment £4,066,002, Third Party £277,523 and Notional PHB £1,497,235.


What software, if any, is used to manage PHBs in your CCG?

The software we used is called Broadcare.


What is the total annual cost for this software and what licensing model is used? For example, X% of budget/per user/fixed cost.

Total annual cost of £28,000 excluding Vat (£5,600).


When is the contract for the PHB software up for renewal?

It is 1 April 2021.