Nov
1
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Community Services Conference

This years' Community Services Conference will take place on Wednesday 1st November at etc. Venues, St Paul’s (London).

The programme will take delegates on a journey through the provision of community based care across all ages, from Health Visiting to End of Life Care. Guiding the journey, will be the Community Services project team, presenting the findings from this years' iteration of the project, supplemented by good practice case studies, presented by participants.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis, initially reserved to 2 places per organisation.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Nov
9
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Mental Health Services Conference

The 2017 Mental Health Conference will take place on Thursday 9th November at etc. venues St Paul’s (London). The conference will be Chaired by Chief Executive of Berkshire Healthcare NHS FT, and Chair of the NHSBN Mental Health Reference Group- Julian Emms.

We have many confirmed speakers, including Centre for Mental Health’s Deputy Chief Executive- Andy Bell; and Consultant Psychiatrist at Central North West London NHS FT- Ed Beveridge. The 2017 project findings will be presented by Network Director-Steve Watkins, and Programme Manager- Zoë Morris.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. Members can register themselves and their colleagues on the NHSBN members' area.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Nov
15
9:30am 9:30am

2017 National Audit of Intermediate Care (NAIC) National Conference

The 2017 NAIC Conference will take place on Wednesday 15th November at etc. Venues, St Paul's (London), and will be Chaired by Chair of the NAIC Steering Group, and Consultant Geriatrician at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT- Dr Duncan Forsyth.

We have a full programme of confirmed speakers, including a Keynote Address presented by NCD for Older People and Integrated Care- Professor Martin Vernon, and a national update presented by RCN's Dawne Garrett. NAIC Project Director- Claire Holditch, and Project Manager- Jessica Grantham will present the findings from this years' iteration of the project, and we will hear three good practice case studies from participants.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. Members can register themselves and their colleagues on the NHSBN members' area.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Nov
16
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in CAMHS Conference

This years' CAMHS Conference will take place at the Hallam Conference Centre (London), and will be Chaired by Julian Emms- Chief Executive of Berkshire Healthcare NHSFT, and Chair of the NHSBN Mental Health Reference Group.

The NHSBN CAMHS team will present the findings from this years' iteration, and participants will be invited to present innovation and good practice within the service. The conference will also provide members with the opportunity to hear national updates from sector professionals.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. Members can register themselves and their colleagues on the NHSBN members' area.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Nov
21
to Nov 22

Patient First Exhibition 2017

Find the NHS Benchmarking Network at stand N50. 

The Network will be exhibiting this year at the Patient First Exhibition. Several members of the support team will be available over two days to answer your benchmarking queries, and provide further information about membership and projects.

Patient First is the national healthcare event for UK healthcare and patient safety professionals, created to support Professor Don Berwick’s call for a learning culture and providing two days of compelling content for boards, doctors, nurses, managers, pharmacists and all those concerned about delivering improved safety outcomes to patients and service users.

For more information, or to register, visit the Patient First Website.

Follow @NHSBenchmarking for the latest updates.

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Feb
8
10:00am10:00am

NHS Benchmarking Delayed Transfers of Care Findings Conference

The Older People’s Care in Acute Settings project was reformatted this year to focus specifically on delayed transfers of care and the discharge process from the acute setting.

At the conference, Network Director- Claire Holditch, and Programme Manager- Debbie Hibbert will present the key findings from the first iteration project. Members will be invited to share their good practice and innovation, and external speakers will provide a national update.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Feb
22
10:00am10:00am

NHS Benchmarking Outpatients Findings Conference

New for the 2017/18 work programme, the Outpatients project takes a strategic overview of outpatient departments.

At the conference, Network Director- Claire Holditch, and Project Manager- Leigh Jenkins will present the key findings from the first iteration project. Members will be invited to share their good practice and innovation, and external speakers will provide a national update.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Emma Pruce.

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Mar
6
10:00am10:00am

Benchmarking & Good Practice in Learning Disabilities Services Conference

The project explores the provision of learning disability services both in-patient and in the community, for adults and for children.

We are delighted to announce that NCD for Learning Disabilities - Jean O'Hara will give the Keynote presentation. Also at the conference, Network Director- Stephen Watkins, and Project Manager- Leigh Jenkins will present the key findings from the first iteration project. Members will be invited to share their good practice and innovation, and external speakers will provide a national update.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at an NHSBN conference, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Oct
18
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation Conference

This years' Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation Conference took place on Wednesday 18th October at etc. venues St Paul’s (London). At the conference, Network Director- Steve Watkins, Programme Manager- Aidan Rawlinson and Project Manager- Jessica Grantham presented the key findings from the 2017 iterations of the provider and commissioner projects. Members were invited to share their good practice and innovation, and external speakers provided a national update.

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. Members can register themselves and their colleagues on the NHSBN members' area.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at any future NHSBN conferences, please email Ashley Spencer.

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Oct
11
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Acute Therapies Conference

This years' conference took place in a new venue in London, at the De Vere West One, on Wednesday 11th October. 

The conference provided members with the opportunity hear the findings from all four specialities (SaLT, Dietetics, Physio, OT) projects, as well as a chance to meet fellow participants from each project.

Members were also invited to present good practice and share innovation from each speciality. 

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at any future NHSBN conferences, please email Ashley Spencer.

You can read more about the Acute Therapies conference here.

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Oct
4
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Urgent & Emergency Care Services Conference

The 2017 Urgent & Emergency Care Conference took place on Wednesday 4th October at the Hallam Conference Centre (London).

Delegates learned the initial results from the 2017 iteration of the Emergency Care project, presented by Network Director- Steve Watkins; and the Urgent Care project, presented by Project Manager- Jessica Grantham. We were also joined by sector professionals and members presenting good practice case studies. 

Places are free for Network members, and are confirmed on a first come first served basis. Members can register themselves and their colleagues on the NHSBN members' area.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at any future NHSBN conferences, please email Ashley Spencer.

You can read more about the Urgent & Emergency Care Services conference here.

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Sep
27
9:30am 9:30am

2017 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Radiology Services Conference

This years' Radiology Conference took place on Wednesday 27th September at etc. Venues, St Paul’s (London). We heard from an excellent line-up of speakers, including NCD for Diagnostics & Imaging - Tony Newman-Sanders.

In addition, Network Director- Steve Watkins presented the key findings from the 2017 iteration of the benchmarking project. The report for Radiology will be available in November. We were also joined by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and North West Anglia Foundation Trust who shared good practice and innovation.

If you would like to express your interest in speaking or exhibiting at any of our future NHSBN conferences, please email Ashley Spencer.

You can read more about the Radiology conference here.

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Sep
19
2:30pm 2:30pm

NHS Benchmarking Network Annual General Meeting

The NHS Benchmarking Network held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 19th September 2017 at the BMA House in London, starting at 14:30. The AGM was an opportunity for the Network Steering Group to report to the Network membership on progress against the Network’s objectives, the membership, the financial position and the future strategy and work programme of the Network.

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Sep
11
to Sep 12

Health & Care Innovation Expo

  • Manchester Central Convention Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Find the NHS Benchmarking Network at stand 155. 

The Network exhibited this year at the Health and Care Innovation Expo. Seven members of the support team were available over two days to answer your benchmarking queries, and provide further information about membership and projects.

Across our two main stages, four feature zones, eight pop-up university rooms and four satellite event spaces, Expo 2017 explored the most important developments across health and social care, including:

  • The achievements and lessons of the New Care Models vanguard programme
  • Delivering Sustainability and Transformation Plans
  • Building and maintaining the right structures for collaborative, prevention-focused services
  • New digital technology solutions supporting transformation of health and care services
  • Accelerating the uptake of successful innovations across health and social care

Follow @NHSBenchmarking  and the expo at @ExpoNHS for the latest updates.

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May
4
to May 18

Regional workshops

The Network held four, free regional benchmarking workshops in May. The programme focused on how to use the Network projects for service improvements, and provided a whole system regional view of unscheduled care. The workshops were attended by colleagues from 128 NHS organisations, and received excellent feedback and suggestions for future projects and events.

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