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English NHS breaches 52 weeks

  • April 19th, 2021

  • by Rob Findlay

Waiting times across England as a whole have now breached 52 weeks. The silver lining is that, in a couple of months, the published data will be much improved: extending up to 104 weeks with mental health waits itemised.

Post-covid recovery planning FAQs

  • March 19th, 2021

  • by Rob Findlay

Whether you're planning the coming months or the recovery, or both, here are the questions people are asking

England only weeks away from a national 52 week waiting times breach

  • March 16th, 2021

  • by Rob Findlay

And then we won't know how long waiting times really are.

Waiting times lengthen rapidly as winter bites

  • February 17th, 2021

  • by Rob Findlay

The elective recovery ground to a halt in December, as waiting times showed their fastest increase since July.

Gooroo Planner – minor upgrade released

  • February 17th, 2021

  • by Rob Findlay

This minor upgrade improves the Editing tab, catches more data file issues cleanly, and fixes a bunch of other things.

Outpatients drive elective recovery in November

  • January 19th, 2021

  • by Rob Findlay

Elective waits had their best covid month so far, thanks to the recovery in outpatient services. But pent-up demand continues to build in the community.

Referral-to-treatment waiting time targets have reached the end of the road

  • December 21st, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

The focus this winter should be reducing risk for clinical priority patients

Waiting times will probably top 52 weeks by March

  • December 14th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

Waiting times would have to grow a lot slower than they did over the summer, to avoid an England-wide breach of 52 weeks by the end of March.

Major upgrade to Gooroo Planner – advanced forecasting

  • December 8th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

We have today released a major upgrade to the statistical power of Gooroo Planner.

Advanced forecasting in Gooroo Planner – how it works

  • December 8th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

After a lot of research, we identified the most skilful advanced forecasting techniques for NHS demand and performance, and built them into Gooroo Planner. This is how they work.