Drug recovery pilots evaluation contract awarded

Published on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 14:07
Posted by Scott Buckler

The University of Manchester has been awarded a research contract for the independent evaluation of the Department of Health’s drug and alcohol recovery payment by results pilots programme

The evaluation contract follows a rigorous open competitive tendering exercise, advice from an independent expert commissioning panel, and a process of post-tender negotiations with the preferred bidder.

The overall aim of the evaluation is to investigate whether, how, and to what extent, a payment by results approach can stimulate the market to provide different schemes, co-ordinated across a range of services, that successfully initiate and sustain the recovery of individuals from drug and alcohol dependence, and their successful re-integration into their communities.

 

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