Developing and promoting neuroscience best practice.


NNBG LogoThe group is committed to establishing areas for improving neuroscience practice through searching for the best evidence and developing policies and guidelines. 

Each benchmark consists of four areas; policies, documentation, staff education and patient information.  

The Neuroscience Benchmarks provide  “Best Practice Guidelines” and service delivery. 

Published benchmarks 

No.1 Neurological observations (2nd edition)
No.2 Tracheostomy management (3rd edition)
No.3 Cerebral Angiography 
No.4 This Benchmark has now been superceded by Benchmark 11
No.5 Lumbar Puncture (2nd Ed)
No.6 Cerebrospinal Fluid Management (3rd Ed)
No.7 Inotrope Administration
No.8 Infection Prevention and Control of Surgical Wounds Sites
No.9 Administration of Inpatient Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy
No.10 Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
No.11 Management of Behaviour and Cognitive impairment
No 13 Intracranial Pressure Monitoring (ICP)
No.17 Medication Management in Parkinsons

In progress

No. 12 Pituitary surgery

This group was established in the 1990's as a result of growing concerns over inconsistencies in practices, acknowledging that the clinical practice benchmarking process had the potential to address these concerns and produce sustainable improvements.

Contact NNBG

Catheryne Waterhouse
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Sheffield S10 2JP

t: 0114 2 713602