Keep up-to-date with the latest Network developments, project launches, dates for our national conferences and newsletter publications.
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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
The 2016 Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation benchmarking project is open for data collection
The Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation project gives a widespread analysis of the structure of pharmacy services, policies and procedures, hours of availability, IM&T, clinical pharmacy, and home care.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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).Read More
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.Read More
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.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
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.Read More
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.Read More
We held our third national conference of the National Audit of Intermediate Care 2018 on Friday 1st March, bringing together the NAIC findings, transformation plans and an update from Wales, to Northern Ireland. You can read more about the conference here.Read More