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 launch data collection for the 2018 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services project.
The benchmarking project allows participants to understand the relationship between demand and capacity, a features a full range of metrics including service models, access, activity, workforce, finance and quality measures.Read More
We are pleased to launch data collection for the 2019 Mental Health Inpatient and Community project.
The Network’s well-established project on Mental Health Inpatient and Community services provides key intelligence and insight to support providers in effectively managing their services and meet the aspirations and challenges of the NHS Long Term Plan.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Members can access comprehensive evidence to support them in meeting the challenges and opportunities of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP). Our work programme covers key workstreams highlighted in the LTP including out of hospital care, urgent and emergency care, learning disability and mental health.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
The week commencing 5th November saw the team hosting three fantastic conferences, beginning with Benchmarking & Good Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) on Tuesday 6th November. Read more here.Read More
NHS Benchmarking Network have now opened the data collection for all Acute, Community, Mental Health, and Ambulance Trusts to participate in the Learning Disability Improvement Standards review.Read More
We are delighted to launch the 2018 Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation project run by the NHS Benchmarking Network. This is the fourth iteration of the project and builds on last year’s project, in which over 170 organisations took part.Read More