We work with a number of national, regional and local organisations on areas related to national policy, service transformation and defining and implementing good practice. We have been commissioned to produce research products on a number of topical areas.
The Network work programme comprises of a wide range of benchmarking projects on topics of interest to all members, together with projects aimed at the more specific interests of our four sectors; commissioning, community, acute and mental health.
Whilst the work programme is decided by the Network Steering Group, extensive consultation takes place with the sector based Reference Groups and with members on the topics to be included in the programme. Any individual member can suggest a topic for inclusion in the work programme by contacting Lindsey Ashley.
The project covers inpatient and community based secondary and specialist mental health services and allows for comprehensive benchmarking of activity, finance, workforce and quality metrics.Read More
The Outpatients project aims to provide benchmarked analytics across Outpatient departments for the first time, by looking at the detailed workings of Outpatient departments in Acute Trusts.Read More
Therapy services are crucial to the quality of care for patients across a range of specialities in acute hospitals. Timely assessment by a therapist is key to maintaining patient flows and reducing length of stay.Read More
The NHS Benchmarking Network is now offering member organisations providing either community services or community hospitals the opportunity to take part in a new enhanced monthly indicator reporting project.Read More
The project will take a holistic view of elective care commissioning. The project covers, outpatient activity, conversion rates, referral management systems, integrated delivery models, key pathways, patient reported outcome measures and other quality indicators.Read More