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Most patients 'unprepared for personal health budgets'

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Most patients with long-term conditions unprepared for personal health budgets'

31 March 2015 | By Caroline Price


More than half of patients with long-term conditions feel they would be unable to make decisions about how to spend a personal health budget, a report from a health information pressure group has claimed.
The Patient Information Forum surveyed over 1,500 people with long-term conditions and found only 43% of people felt they would ‘have enough information to make decisions on how money was spent in managing their condition, if they had more direct control over how a limited amount of money is spent’.

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