Martin’s story

Martin is a woodworking machinist from Hartlepool. He has motor neurone disease and uses his personal health budget for a modified bicycle and a gym … View Article

Debbie and Brian’s Story


Debbie, from Doncaster, used a personal health budget to organise flexible nursing care at her home after her father, Brian, became immobile and needed 24/7 … View Article

David’s story

David, from Nottingham, receives a personal health budget as a direct payment for health care. He has T5 paraplegia from the chest down, and needs … View Article

Chelsey’s story

Chelsey uses her PHB to give flexibility and choice around the various things she finds helps manage her depression, including counselling. It is really important … View Article

Mitchell’s Story


Key Message: Giving more power and control to an individual can make a big difference to the quality of their life.

Mitchell’s mother writes: When … View Article