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One year waiters double in six months

  • July 17th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

One year waiters should be going down. Instead they are soaring.

The right bed occupancy

  • July 17th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

Should your bed occupancy be 85 per cent, or 92 per cent? In fact, probably neither because it depends on the situation. We've developed a way of working it out, and were wondering if you'd like to give it a try?

The hare, the tortoise, and restoring 18 week waits

  • June 27th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

The money's on its way, and the government wants to restore 18 week waits. Waiting list initiatives have a proven track record, don't they? And so did Aesop's hare.

Biggest ever RTT waiting list

  • June 20th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

The NHS has now failed to keep up with demand since RTT records began.

Demand, capacity, and the law of averages

  • June 18th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

If you plan capacity without allowing for variation, disaster will follow. Or will it?

RTT waiting times – can we ever catch up?

  • May 31st, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

It's a surprisingly small challenge, so why not?

GDPR update

  • May 19th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

If you upload data to Gooroo Planner then you should really read this, because you may need to take action. (Updated on 25th May)

Your RTT profiles for 2018-19

  • May 18th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

Need a forecast of your referral-to-treatment (RTT) profiles for 2018-19? Look no further.

Waiting times blow out to 22 weeks as elective admissions falter

  • May 17th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

Waiting times rose again, and the longest waits were hardest hit. Continued, severe and widespread capacity pressures are the likely culprit.

Long waits soar as hospitals struggle to admit

  • April 18th, 2018

  • by Rob Findlay

Over-one-year waiters shot up by 20 per cent, as admission rates slumped in the face of record A&E pressures.