2017/18 Network Update - Are you registered?

Project registration for all 2017/18 benchmarking projects is open. Data collection for some projects will commence in May, and further dates are detailed below. You can download a copy of the 2017/18 work programme timetable.

To register for a project, please login to the members' area and click on "Sign up for 2017".

Limited places remain for the regional benchmarking workshops. The workshops focus on how to use the Network projects for service improvements, and provide a whole system regional view of unscheduled care.

  • North: Hilton Manchester Airport, 4th May - ALMOST FULL
  • South: Green Park Conference Centre, Reading, 10th May - ALMOST FULL
  • Midlands & East: Jurys Inn, Birmingham, 16th May - PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
  • London: De Vere West One, London, 18th May - PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

Login in to the members' area and click on Events, to register.


ACUTE SECTOR

EMERGENCY CARE

Analyse key metrics such as; senior cover in A&E, waiting times, optimising patient flow, and skill-mix.

Update

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Leigh.Jenkins@nhs.net (0161 266 2113)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
10th May - 14th July 2017

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
4th October 2017, London

ACUTE THERAPIES

A comprehensive analysis of four AHP disciplines; Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics and Speech and Language Therapy.

Update

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2015 highlights.

Contact

Chris.McAuley@nhs.net (0161 266 1698)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
15th May - 21st July 2017

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
11th October 2017, London

OUTPATIENTS

A new project currently being scoped to look at outpatient services within the acute sector.

Update

A project scoping event is being held on the 15th June in Birmingham

Contact

Leigh.Jenkins@nhs.net (0161 266 2113)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
12th September - 18th November 2017

REPORTING:
March 2018

EVENT DATE:
Scoping event: 15th June 2017
Findings event: February 2018

DELAYED TRANSFERS OF CARE

A new project building on the Older People's Care in Acute Settings project, taking a deep dive into delayed transfers of care.

Update

This project is currently being scoped.

Download a summary of the 2016 Older People's Care in Acute Settings project findings here.

Contact

Leigh.Jenkins@nhs.net (0161 266 2113)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
3rd July - 18th September 2017

REPORTING:
January 2018

EVENT DATE:
Date TBC

RADIOLOGY

Take part in the most comprehensive analysis of Radiology services available anywhere in the NHS.

Update

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Leigh.Jenkins@nhs.net (0161 266 2113)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
24th April - 23rd June 2017

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
27th September 2017, London

MENTAL HEALTH SECTOR

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Access comparable data on both tiers 1-3 and tier 4 provision of services.

Update

The data collection template will be issued to interested participants in May, please contact Aneesa Halim for information. In addition, you can download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Aneesa.Halim@nhs.net (0161 266 2132)

DATA COLLECTION:
28th April – 1st July 2016

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
16th November 2017, London

MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Obtain comprehensive benchmarking data on inpatient and community mental health services for adults and older adults.

Update

The data collection template will be issued to interested participants in May, please contact Aneesa Halim for information. In addition, you can download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Emma.Cunliffe@nhs.net (0161 266 2057)

DATA COLLECTION:
28th April – 1st July 2016

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
16th November 2017, London

MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

The Mental Health Inpatient and Community Services project includes detailed analysis of capacity, occupancy, case-mix and patient flow. This project allows participants to track performance against latest standards and test the balance of care between bed and community based services. This project provides the most complete evidence base on mental health services anywhere in the world.

Update

All eligible subscribed members will be contacted in April with details on how to participate this year.

Contact

Zoe.Page@nhs.net (0161 266 2057)

DATA COLLECTION:
28th April – 1st July 2016

EVENT:
28th October 2016, London

COMMUNITY SERVICES SECTOR

MONTHLY COMMUNITY INDICATORS

51 metrics collected monthly covering patient safety and quality, productivity, workforce, data quality and finance.

Update

To participate in this project please contact Lucy Trubacik. March data submissions will be reported on the 10th May, and the deadline for the next round of data is the 30th May.

Contact

Lucy.Trubacik@nhs.net (0161 266 2072)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
20th working day of each month

REPORTING:
7 working days after submission

EVENT DATE:
1st November 2017, London

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Covering 26 different community services including Integrated Community Teams, access comparable evidence on key metrics.

Update

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Debbie.Hibbert@nhs.net (0161 266 1333)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
22nd May - 11th August 2017

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
1st November 2017, London

COMMUNITY HOSPITALS / NAIC 2017

Test the effectiveness of community hospitals in making a contribution to managing system demand.

Update

Data for this project will be collected from the National Audit of Intermediate Care 2017 project. If you provide community hospitals, please contact Lucy Trubacik to make sure your organisation is taking part in the NAIC 2017.

Download a summary of the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Lucy.Trubacik@nhs.net (0161 266 1333)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Closed

DATA COLLECTION:
Refer to the NAIC 2017 timetable below

REPORTING:
December 2017

EVENT DATE:
1st November 2017, London

ALL SECTORS

CORPORATE FUNCTIONS

Test your organisation's performance and value for money achieved across a range of corporate functions and shared services.

Update

Download a summary of the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Chris.McAuley@nhs.net (0161 266 1698)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
7th July - 30th September 2017

REPORTING:
January 2018

COMMISSIONING SECTOR

URGENT CARE

Test the effectiveness of your health system in managing demand for urgent care.

Update

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Jessica.Walsh1@nhs.net (0161 266 2313)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
8th May - 14th July 2017

REPORTING:
November 2017

EVENT:
4th October 2017, London

PHARMACY & MEDICINES OPTIMISATION (Commissioner)

Compare your skill and discipline mix of your medicines optimisation team.

Update

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Jessica.Walsh1@nhs.net (0161 266 2313)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
17th May - 21st July 2017

REPORTING:
November 2017

EVENT:
18th October 2017, London

PLANNED CARE

Gain a holistic view of elective care commissioning and delivery.

Update

The 2017 Planned Care data specification will be reviewed with participants in June in preparation for data collection in the Autumn.

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2016 highlights.

Contact

Jessica.Walsh1@nhs.net (0161 266 2313)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
11th September - 17th November 2017

REPORTING:
March 2018

EVENT:
February 2018 (Date TBC)

CCG FUNCTIONS

Examines organisational structures and processes to support CCGs in developing their services and managing their resources.

Update

Findings from the pilot project were published earlier this month to participating organisations. A review of the pilot will shortly commence in preparation for a second round of data collection.

Contact

Chris.McAuleyson@nhs.net (0161 266 1698)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Closed

DATA COLLECTION:
Closed

REPORTING:
Pilot study published April 2017

NATIONAL AUDIT OF INTERMEDIATE CARE

NATIONAL AUDIT OF INTERMEDIATE CARE 2017

Access a unique assessment of progress in community services aimed at maximising independence and reducing use of hospitals and care homes.

Update

Data collection for the NAIC 2017 is due to open in May, the audit is free to participate for all commissioners and providers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Download a summary of the project, together with the 2015 highlights.

For more information, go to the NAIC webpage.

Contact

Lucy.Trubacik@nhs.net (0161 266 1333)

PROJECT REGISTRATION:
Open

DATA COLLECTION:
1st May - 14th July 2017

REPORTING:
November 2017

EVENT:
15th November 2017, London


Members have been invoiced for their 2017/18 membership subscription this month. To ensure you gain maximum benefit from your membership, please ensure you are signed up to take part in all the relevant projects.

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