"By accessing the NMDS-SC I'm able to focus my time on driving forward our priorities not collecting and analysing data." Toni Jeary, Business Lead for Market Development at Norfolk County Council tells us about how they use their NMDS-SC data here. Read more.
Luke Marsh, Business Intelligence at Surrey County Council explains "Within Surrey County Council Adult Social Care, a lot of work has taken place to analyse the workforce to ensure capacity is understood and effectively utilised. Senior members of the leadership team have used the analysis available from NMDS-SC at a localised level to see if there were any areas in which the number of staff was disproportionate to the increase in overall demand". Read more.
"NMDS-SC helps us understand the size and structure of the local workforce and provides data for an evidence-based approach. We find it an integral tool for effective workforce planning." Christine Futter, Chief Operating Officer, Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support Limited. Read more.
If you’d like to register on NMDS-SC we recommend you spend some time collecting all the information together first. Use our employer checklist to help with this. When you’re ready visit www.nmds-sc-online.org.uk.
Once your account has been approved, watch our eguide.
The help and guidance section of the website is full of useful checklists, guidance documents and webinars to help you make the most out of your account.
Larger employers might want to look at importing data using our BUDI (Bulk Uploading Data Items) tool which uses CSV files.
Hear from Brian Walsh, Executive Director, People at Coventry City Council, Anita Astle, Managing Director of Wren Nursing Home, Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Care Quality Commission and Ian Turner, Chairman of Registered Nursing Home Association.
If you've already opened an NMDS-SC account and are interested in becoming sharing your story about how you use the system and the data within your organisation, please get in touch.