Community Therapists Network


Learning How to Use the Therapy Outcome Measure 18th June 2019 in London


This workshop lead by Prof Pam Enderby, enables participants to be able to select an appropriate outcome measure for their clinical practice. Delegates go away with a greater understand of how best to use the Therapy Outcome Measure (with it's core and many adapted scales) to collect and measure outcomes data on clients receiving treatments. The day includes both theoretical and practical components, looking are how to use the TOMs to measure the value and impact of a service. Click link for more information



NHS Benchmarking Network Conference


The Annual conference of the NHSBN to discuss findings of the Community Hospital and Community Services Project will be held in November 2019 in Birmingham.  Participants in the project to collect data on community hospitals across the UK are invited.  The CHA will be represented.  

There is more information on the NHSBN website here




CHA Annual General Meeting


The AGM was held in February in Honiton, Devon. The minutes of the meeting can be read here.  




Recent Events 



Devon History Society Conference 13th Oct 2018


Cottage Hospitals in Devon Before the NHS 


The  Society held a successful and fascinating conference on cottage hospitals.  Hospitals discussed included Ottery St Mary, Dartmouth, Sidmouth, Bovey Tracey and Winsford.  The CHA was represented by Dr Helen Tucker who was invited to speak on cottage hospitals nationally and also Dr David Seamark, Director of the CHA. 



Link for more information




British Journal of General Practice

Promoting excellence in primary care and inspiring researchers and authors of the future


Research Conference 2018 

23rd March 2018 in London


Speakers included Dr David Seamark, one of the team of the researchers from the University of Birmingham, talking about the changing role of GPs in Community Hospitals.  Other members of the research team from the University of Birmingham who contributed included Helen Tucker.



Learning How to Use the Therapy Outcome Measure (TOM)

Community Therapists Network
27th February 2018, Manchester


This workshop, lead by Professor Pam Enderby enabled participants to be able to select an appropriate outcome measure for their clinical practice. The day included both theoretical and practical components.   For further information  follow the link




NHS Benchmarking Network Conference

Community Services and Community Services/Intermediate care

1st November 2017

#NHSBNCommunity London



CHA Annual Conference Manchester


2016 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Community Services and Hospitals

2nd - 4th June 2017 in Manchester


The Programme is available for download here featuring James Kingsland (NAPC) Professor John Young, and CHA national award winners for Innovation and Good Practice.



Professor Jon Glasby, Professor of Health and Social Care, University of Birmingham


A Talk on Community Hospitals and Integration - to watch the talk please follow the link


Jon Glasby has kindly recorded a message to conference delegates, sharing his thoughts on integration and providing an insight into the early findings of current research into community hospitals. 



NHS Benchmarking Network Conference

November 2016
2016 Benchmarking & Good Practice in Community Services and Hospitals
#NHSBNCommunity, ICC, Birmingham, 10 November, 2016

The Community Services/Hospitals Findings Conference took place on Thursday 10th November 2016 at the ICC Birmingham. At the conference, the Network Director, and support team presented the key findings from the 2016 iteration of the Community Services and Community Hospitals projects. We were also joined by sector professionals, and members who presented good practice case studies.  The programme  


International Conference on Integrated Care in Barcelona May 2016
By the International Foundation on Integrated Care

All Hallows Healthcare Trust  - Integration and Community Hospitals
Presented by Howard Green and Helen Tucker