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Advanced forecasting for NHS demand and capacity planning post-covid

  • June 9th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

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

Gooroo Planner upgrade: faster, easier uploads

  • May 20th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

Now you can upload all your data files in a single step, and it even creates your reports for you.

Covid-19 shutdown hits elective waits hard

  • May 18th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

The request to postpone elective care was enacted quickly and comprehensively, the latest RTT data suggests.

The state of RTT waiting times before covid-19

  • April 14th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

February’s data on referral-to-treatment (RTT) waiting times is the last before elective activity was largely shut down, as part of the colossal effort to free beds for covid-19 patients. We... Read more

Covid-19 and RTT waiting times

  • April 1st, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

An elective shutdown during the covid-19 outbreak is likely to affect the very longest waiting patients most

Covid-19 planning part 1 – the shutdown

  • March 18th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

A technical document about modelling elective shutdown during the covid-19 peak in Gooroo Planner, with a focus on scenarios for reducing elective care.

Waits drift upwards as lack of focus continues

  • March 16th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

Waiting times are creeping up as waiting list management processes wither

RTT waits jump to 25 weeks

  • February 18th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

Elective waiting times jumped to 25 weeks in England, as admission rates fell unusually low even for a December.

On a maximum 92% bed occupancy

  • February 11th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

Was the centre right to call for lower bed occupancies below 92%? Yes.

Automated planning with the Planner API

  • February 6th, 2020

  • by Rob Findlay

Gooroo Planner's web interface is flexible and powerful. But for regular planning updates, let the Planner API take the work off you.