Each year the NHS spends £14 billion on medicines. Good management and prescribing practices have a significant impact on both patient health and the cost of the medicines bill.Read More
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 Corporate Functions benchmarking project covers the provision and management of corporate functions. It is one of the Network's longest running and most popular projects. Feedback from members suggests that the project is relevant due to a lack of structured corporate functions evidence being available from other sources within the NHS.Read More