On Wednesday 9th October, we held our Benchmarking & Good Practice in Acute Therapies conference, where we delivered our 2019/20 findings. The day covered themes of enhanced workforce and skill mix, the importance of data to tell a story and to understand your service, as well as integration and service models.Read More
Keep up-to-date with the latest Network developments, project launches, dates for our national conferences and newsletter publications.
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We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2019 Acute Therapies findings. The project covers; Physiotherapy (Pt), Dietetics (Dt), Speech and Language Therapy (SaLT) and Occupational Therapy (OT) services for adults.Read More
On 3rd October 2019, we opened our conference season with the highly anticipated Benchmarking & Good Practice in Outpatients Services event. The conference was extremely popular with a fantastic audience representing Outpatients services in England and Wales. Read more about the event here.Read More
The Learning Disability Improvement Standards are a central part of the recently published NHS Long Term Plan with providers expected to deliver services in line with the principles outlined in the Improvement Standards.Read More
A joint paper produced by the NHS Benchmarking Network and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) published this week provides detailed analysis of the Emergency Care workforce in England and Wales using intelligence from the NHS Benchmarking Network’s annual Emergency Care Benchmarking project.Read More
The NHS Benchmarking Network is pleased to publish a report on Positive deviance in intermediate care services.
The report, together with other audit outputs for participants, will help providers to identify those factors which the evidence suggests improves outcomes for patients and hence areas for improvement in intermediate care.Read More
Wessex AHSN Healthy Ageing & Nutrition has recently published a new report which describes their Healthy Ageing approach (and outputs) in developing the Wessex Acute Frailty Audit. The Wessex AHSN Healthy Ageing and Nutrition Programme focuses on the prevention and treatment of malnutrition in older people.Read More
Registration now open for the Integrated Care Systems Conference. Delegates will get an in-depth look at the new ICS Benchmarker product developed by the NHS Benchmarking Network, as well as hearing an update from NHS England, including their National Performance and Population Health Dashboard.Read More
Our support team were on hand at the fifth annual Chief Allied Health Professions Officers (CAHPO) conference on Thursday 18th June, where they spoke to delegates about our Acute Therapies, Community Services and Managing Frailty projects. Read more here.Read More
Kindness and compassion are part of our core values but there are also simple, practical things that hospital staff can do to support the relatives and carers of those patients approaching the end of their lives.Read More
We are pleased to announce on behalf of Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt (Chief Nurse, Health Education England) and Julian Emms (chair of the NHS Benchmarking Network’s Mental Health Reference Group) that the NHS Benchmarking Network is facilitating a national workforce census for adult IAPT services that will take place across all providers in England over the period July to September 2019.Read More