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Personal Budgets in health and care - integration, personalisation and towards implementation

The Westminster Health Forum is holding an event on Thursday, 23rd January 2014 in Central London on the topic 'Personal Budgets in health and care - integration, personalisation and towards implementation'.

Guests of Honour include: Dr Alison Austin, Lead, Personalisation and Control, NHS England and Dr Johnny Marshall, Director of Policy, NHS Confederation.

The seminar is supported by The ExtraCare Charitable Trust and is CPD certified.

Timed to take place as the national programme of Personal Health Budgets is rolled out, and following the publication of the Care Bill - which sets out a new legal right for everyone with a care and support plan to have a personal budget - delegates at this conference will consider the key issues surrounding implementation and personalisation.

Debate will focus on the regulation of personal budgets, and the impact they are having on health and care outcomes and costs. Further sessions will look at how budgets are fitting into the wider personalisation agenda, the move towards integrated health and social care, and the role of Clinical Commissioning Groups, local authorities and NHS England in commissioning and delivery.

Westminster Health Forum are delighted that Dr Alison Austin, Lead, Personalisation and Control, NHS England; Dr Angela Coulter, Senior Research Scientist, Health Services Research Unit, University of Oxford and Visiting Fellow, The King's Fund and Dr Johnny Marshall, Director of Policy, NHS Confederation have agreed to deliver keynote addresses at this seminar, together with a speaker confirmed from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).

Sharon Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Skills for Care; Professor Peter Beresford, Professor of Social Policy and Director of Centre for Citizenship Participation, Brunel University; Kiran Bhogal, Partner, Weightmans; Shirley Hall, Wellbeing and Community Manager, The ExtraCare Charitable Trust; Laura Robinson, Policy and Communications Advisor, National Voices; Dame Philippa Russell, Chair, Standing Commission on Carers and Julie Stansfield, Chief Executive Officer, In Control have also agreed to speak.

Lord Best, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People and President, Local Government Association and Baroness Wheeler, Member, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Stroke have kindly agreed to chair this seminar.

Additional senior participants are being approached.

To view further events from, and information about Westminster Health Forum visit http://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/forums/index.php?fid=westminster_health_forum

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Last Updated : 11 December 2013. Page Author: marijke.hirst.