Tag: drug recovery


More treatment services commissioned on PbR basis.


Breach with 24 hours and custodial sanctions


Why it’s hard to help heroin users maintain recovery.

Complex equation

Complexity is almost always the enemy of effective PbR because it inevitably results in unintended consequences. Concern about possible unintended consequences results in worries about gaming the system which, equally…


Most payment by results pilot schemes are targeted at entrenched social problems. These problems – troubled families, long term unemployment, re-offending and drug dependency – are complex by nature. They…

Nicola Singleton

Tweet In this latest in a series of short video interviews on payment by results, Nicola Singleton from the UK Drug Policy Commission gives her views on PbR and drug…


Tweet Not everything that counts can be counted… The first challenge of payment by results schemes is to set the right outcomes. The second is to set the right method…

SF drug report

Tweet Measuring recovery The biggest challenge of the drug recovery payment by results pilots¬†has been agreeing a simple but robust measurement system to report on whether new approaches to drug…