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We are delighted to report the publication of findings from the 2018 CAMHS benchmarking project covering 107 services across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, making the project one of the most comprehensive data sets available for UK CAMHS services.
The NHSBN team closed the week of conferences with Benchmarking & Good Practice in Mental Health Services, on Friday 9th November. The conference offered a great balance of policy, good practice and plenty of data, as well as energetic debate and interaction from the audience. Read more here.
The 2018 Mental Health Inpatient and Community benchmarking project was the largest ever, with 100% of English Mental Health Trusts, 100% of Welsh University Health Boards and representation from Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Independent Sector.
Wednesday 7th November saw the team travel to Birmingham for our annual Community Services conference at the ICC. We were delighted to host exhibitors at the conference with whom our delegates could network, including British Geriatrics Society, REACH and Hospital to Home from NHS England, and Institute of Health Visiting.
The week commencing 5th November saw the team hosting three fantastic conferences, beginning with Benchmarking & Good Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) on Tuesday 6th November. Read more here.
The Network welcomes the publication of the 2018 Operating Theatres project report and toolkit, presenting the results of this year’s benchmarking project.
The NHSBN team are collaborating with Wessex AHSN to host a regional cut of the Managing Frailty in the Acute Settings 2018/19 project. The workshop will look to assist the AHSN with providing a stocktake of how frailty is managed across the acute sector through benchmarked comparisons.
We welcomed delegates to our fourth consecutive Pharmacy conference, bringing together a celebration of good practice as well as policy updates from NHS Improvement, NICE and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Read more here.
Conference season continued this week with NHS Benchmarking & Good Practice in Operating Theatres. This project runs biennially in our work programme; we had fantastic attendance at the event, giving a great opportunity to network and share good practice. Read more here.
Following a fantastic start to our 2018/19 national conference programme, boasting great attendance and informative speakers, we are pleased to launch our remaining conferences. Save the date in your diaries – further details are available on the members’ area and registration will open soon.