The NHSBN team held the Benchmarking population health and whole system allocation of resources workshop earlier this week. Attendees had the opportunity to share recommendations and input into the prospective ICS project, part of the commissioning work programme for 2019/20.Read More
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CCGs are unique and varied organisations. CCGs provide services on a population basis and their relatively small size (in terms of staffing levels) makes them very different to NHS Provider organisations.Read More
Read more about the Managing Frailty and Delayed Transfers of care in the Acute Setting event. The conference was a great opportunity for showcasing the good practice from our membership, as well as hearing a national update from the GIRFT Geriatric Medicine Team and a review of the Wessex Frailty Audit.Read More
We are pleased to share that the publication of the 2018 Emergency Care project report and toolkit, presenting the results of this year’s benchmarking project is now available on the members’ area.Read More
Outputs and reports are now available for the 2018/19 Network projects. We would like to thank our members for their contribution to this year's work programme and we look forward to working with you all again in 2019/20.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More