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“I need our long-wait trajectories for a meeting tomorrow!”

A long-waits forecast that was accurate down to the last patient? Yes, and two months running too. We'd be the first to admit there was... Watch the video

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A guide to Refreshing NHS Plans

If you're involved in the nitty-gritty of this year's planning round, here's what you need to know about the latest planning guidance.

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A new way to work out demand

How should we measure demand? It depends on whether we have greater faith in our waiting list data, or our additions data.

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A straightforward way to model follow-up (repeat) outpatients

You could model follow-up outpatients directly, as waiting list services within complex clinical pathways. But setting the data up is rather fiddly, and there is... Watch the video

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Achieving cancer waiting times targets

Cancer pathways are complex. But you still need to model the capacity needed to achieve short waiting times. Here's how to do it, with Gooroo... Watch the video

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Adaptable – how NHS planning is rediscovering its purpose

The old, centralised, annualised approach to planning and performance management is fading. In its place is emerging something much more adaptable, much more granular, and... Watch the video

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Advanced forecasting for NHS demand and capacity planning post-covid

Covid has disrupted everything. So we are integrating advanced forecasting techniques into Gooroo Planner, to respond quickly to the shifting levels of demand.

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An end to annual planning

No, annual planning is not dead yet. But it could become simply a by-product of genuine operational planning.

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Another waiting list initiative?

An addiction to "extra" means the baseline's all wrong.

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Automated planning through winter

Are your winter plans refreshed every week, so you can adapt quickly? Are they so rich in detail that you have a feeling for them,... Watch the video