In Control has made available information on two new health
programmes. The Partners in Health Leadership Programme and the In
Control Health Programme have been designed to help CCGs and other
commissioning organisations to successfully implement personal
In December 2012, Norman Lamb, Minister of State for Care
Services, set out he Government's intention to allow people to
control the spending of funding allocated to them for health.
The announcement followed the positive results of a pilot project,
which has shown that with a personal health budget, people's
quality of life can improve and visits to hospital can
National charity, In Control, pioneered the concept of personal
budgets in social care and is the main strategic partner to the
Department of Health Personal Health Budgets programme.