Regional events - Programme launch

We are pleased to launch the programmes for the seven, free regional benchmarking workshops, which will explore themes from the NHS Long Term Plan and how you can use the Network projects to identify service improvement. Sign up now to register your place.

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2018 Managing Frailty & DToC project - Results published

We are pleased to share that the publication of the 2018 Managing Frailty and Delayed Transfers of Care (DToC) in the Acute Setting project report and toolkit, presenting the results of this year’s benchmarking project, is now available on the members’ area.

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2018 Planned Care project - Results published

We are pleased to share that the publication of the 2018 Planned Care project report and toolkit is now available on the members’ area. The project covers data on commissioning arrangements and hospital inpatient and outpatient metrics, analysed by Treatment Function Code (TFC).

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Regional workshops open for registration

Registration is now open for the annual regional workshops, to be held in May 2019. Register to attend via the members’ area now. The seven, free regional benchmarking workshops will give the opportunity to explore hot topics and network with local colleagues. Spaces are limited, so sign up now.

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2018 Outpatients project – Results published

We are pleased to share that the publication for the 2018 Outpatients project report and toolkit, presenting the results of this year’s benchmarking project, is now available on the members’ area. This is the first year of a successful collaboration between the NHS Benchmarking Network and the Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT) team.

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2018 Learning Disabilities Project – Results published

The NHSBN Learning Disability project provides a broad assessment of the state of NHS learning disability services. The project plays a key role in understanding how services are commissioned, funded, and provided. 2018 results published and accessible via the members’ area now.

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Mental Health data featured on Channel 4 News

The data collection on international mental health comparisons undertaken by NHSBN in collaboration with the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL), explores the international context for MH services across 14 developed economies. The work was referenced in a recent feature for Channel 4 news.

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2018/19 Learning Disabilities event review

On Tuesday 5th March, we held our fourth annual Benchmarking & Good Practice in Learning Disabilities Services event. This was the final conference of the Network 2018/19 work programme, closing the year with a combination of policy updates and good practice. Read the review here.

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2018/19 Outpatients & Planned Care conference review

We held our penultimate national conference of the 2018/19 Network programme on 28th February 2019, Benchmarking & Good Practice in Outpatients & Planned Care conference. This year, the Outpatients project has been delivered in collaboration with the GIRFT Outpatient workstream, to reduce the data burden. Read the event review here.

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Regional Events - Save the date

The Network will be holding seven, free regional benchmarking workshops this May, exploring the NHS Long Term Plan and how you can use the Network projects to identify service improvement, as well as providing a whole system review bespoke to your region. Save the date in your diaries – further details are available on the members’ area and registration will open soon.

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Is Wessex Frailty Fit? Workshop review

NHSBN and Wessex AHSN held a collaborative workshop: Is Wessex Frailty Fit? The event brought together Wessex Trusts alongside national bodies, including the RCN and NHS England, to discuss frailty in the Wessex region and local action planning to create service improvement plans.

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