Access insight and intelligence to support service development within ED

Data collection for the 2019 Emergency Care benchmarking project is now open. The Emergency Care project is open to all providers of emergency care services, reviewing the provision of Accident and Emergency services (Type 1&2) as well as alternative community based services such as Walk-In Centres, Urgent Care Centres and Minor Injuries Units (Type 3).

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Launched: 2019 Mental Health Inpatient and Community

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.

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Obtain evidence based intelligence on Pharmacy & Medicines Optimisation

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.

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Regional events - Programme launch

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.

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2018 Managing Frailty & DToC project - Results published

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.

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2018 Planned Care project - Results published

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).

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Regional workshops open for registration

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.

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2018 Outpatients project – Results published

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.

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2018 Learning Disabilities Project – Results published

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.

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Mental Health data featured on Channel 4 News

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.

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