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We are delighted to announce the draft programmes for our 2018 annual benchmarking conferences, being held from September to November. The conferences are a fantastic opportunity to hear the latest innovations, project findings and network with peers. Find out more here.
The NHS Benchmarking Network is pleased to announce that following a successful pilot in 2017, the Outpatients project will be running in 2018.
We have included additional resources on the NACEL webpage. In addition to the national guidelines from CQC and NICE, you will also find country specific guidance for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Find out more here.
NAIC 2018 data collection is due to close on the 27th July 2018. Keep up to date here and via the NAIC webpage.
Registration is now open for our 2018 events. We encourage members to sign up now to secure their place. Find out more here about how to get involved and what to expect from the national conferences.
The Managing Frailty and Delayed Transfers of Care in the Acute Setting project provides a unique data set on the pathway of frail older people through secondary care, from assessment in A&E, assessment units inpatient wards and supported discharge. The new project continues the Network’s six-year partnership with the BGS.
We are delighted to announce that Northern Ireland will be participating in the Organisational Level element of the National Audit for Care at the End of Life for 2018/19.
We are delighted to launch the 2018 Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation project run by the NHS Benchmarking Network. This is the fourth iteration of the project and builds on last year’s project, in which over 170 organisations took part.
We are pleased to announce that data collection is now open for NACEL 2018 and submissions will be open until 12th October.