Using benchmarking to improve practice.

  title={Using benchmarking to improve practice.},
  author={John Ellis},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={9 35},
  • John Ellis
  • Published 1995 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
Benchmarking is a relatively new addition to NHS quality initiatives. This article describes how a group of paediatric nurses set up a project to introduce benchmarking across units in the north west of England, and explores the benefits and disadvantages of this approach for nursing in general.