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Oct 18
Article

NMDS-SC 2 - the story so far

NMDS-SC 2 - the story so far
Thursday 18 October 2018

We know most people are very pleased that the current 10 year old system is being updated. Many of you have been asking about progress and how it all works so here's a brief update.

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Aug 18
Blog

A picture tells a thousand words

A picture tells a thousand words
Wednesday 22 August 2018

Dave Griffiths leads our workforce intelligence analysis team at Skills for Care. In his latest blog he talks about a new tool called Tableau which is now on our website and allows visitors an opportunity to easily and intuitively explore our workforce data using maps and graphs.

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Jul 18
Article

Monitoring the performance of your service

Monitoring the performance of your service
Monday 23 July 2018

Lee Stribling, Project Manager for NMDS-SC Implementation, looks at how registered managers can use their NMDS-SC account to monitor the performance of their service.

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Mar 18
Article

In between watching the cricket

In between watching the cricket
Thursday 1 March 2018

Dave Griffiths helps manage our National Minimum Data Set for Social Care and reflects on what a difference it has made to our sector since it went live online a decade ago.

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Nov 17
Article

The final piece of the jigsaw

The final piece of the jigsaw
Monday 27 November 2017

Will Fenton, Project Manager, Workforce Intelligence, shares an update on a new piece of work collecting data on individuals employing their own staff and their personal assistants and what this means for us at Skills for Care and the wider sector.

24
Jul 17
Article

Bringing data to life

Bringing data to life
Monday 24 July 2017

Dave Griffiths, Programme Head - Analysis, speaks about a ground breaking study looking at the relationship between care home staff and the quality of care.

19
Jul 17
Article

Are you in the 'grow': using your NMDS-SC account to plan your workforce

Wednesday 19 July 2017

Lee Stribling explains how you can use your NMDS-SC account to inform your recruitment activity in the lead up to GCSE and A-level results day.

26
Jun 17
Article

From ink to click – celebrating 10 years of the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) online

Monday 26 June 2017

Skills For Care Project Manager Lee Stribling talks about NMDS-SC's journey from paper to the web.

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