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We are pleased to share the publication of the 2018 Community Hospitals project report and toolkit, presenting the results of this year’s benchmarking project. This year, 159 community hospitals from 64 organisations supplied information for the project, with participation expanding across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Network support team would like to highlight the enhanced benchmarking programme for the community sector and wealth of information available to you as a member.
Open to all providers of NHS community services, the project takes a view across all aspects of service provision covering 26 different community services.
The NHSBN support team would like to wish our members a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year! Read our news piece for our office hours and achievements of 2018.
The Urgent Care project focuses on the commissioner perspective of the Urgent and Emergency Care system and reviews the provision of accident and emergency services as well as alternative community based services such as walk-in centres, urgent care centres, community services and primary care out of hours services.
The project analyses key metrics such as the structure of pharmacy services, policies and procedures, hours of availability, IM&T, clinical pharmacy, and home care.
The Network welcomes the publication of the 2018 Radiology project reports and toolkit, presenting the results of this year’s benchmarking project. This year is the eighth round of the Radiology project. 82 organisations participated in the project this year which has grown from 45 in the project’s first year.
The NAIC National Conference was held on 15th November in Birmingham, where our team presented the highly anticipated findings. We also heard from policy speakers about developments in IC and good practice members on the transformation of their intermediate care services. Read more here.
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.