We are pleased to announce that the Urgent Care project is open for data collection and submissions will be accepted until the 3rd August 2019. The Urgent Care project reviews the national level of capacity, demand and investment in these services.Read More
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Last week, we delivered the penultimate project conference of the 2017/18 work programme. We heard a variety of good practice from around the country and a fascinating national update. Read more here.Read More
We welcomed delegates and speakers to our biggest project for 2017, Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation. There were a number of themes throughout the conference, giving a consistent view of the current aims and future developments in Pharmacy.Read More
We hosted the Urgent and Emergency Care services on Wednesday 4th October, our second conference of the season. This event brought together the Provider and Commissioner sectors with high praise from delegates.Read More
Planned care is a material element of secondary care expenditure, accounting for over 30% of providers’ total annual expenditure when outpatient spend is included. Elective care represents 34% of activity in acute specialist trusts, 23% in acute teaching trusts and 21% in district general hospitals.Read More