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Gooroo Research Paper: The causes of disruption

  • November 16th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

Aside from good booking practices and cutting the number of patients waiting, there is plenty you can do to reduce disruption (and therefore waiting times) at very little cost.

Calculating waiting times

  • November 9th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

What waiting time target can you achieve? It's a simple question, but it turned out to be surprisingly hard to answer.

Powerful data handling with Planner’s Update button

  • November 2nd, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

You keep different kinds of data in different places? No problem. Gooroo Planner will put it all together for you, more powerfully than you might believe.

Spreadsheets, errors, and NHS planning

  • October 27th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

NHS planning is too complex, and too reliant on database queries, to be done reliably with spreadsheets.

From Challenged Trust to Foundation Trust (2)

  • October 26th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

Why turning the hospital upside-down could be the best way forward.

From Challenged Trust to Foundation Trust?

  • October 19th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

How boring old accountancy could save the day for Challenged Trusts.

Gooroo Research Paper: How many urgent slots?

  • October 12th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

How many appointment slots should you hold back for urgent referrals?

Do GP Commissioners need MBAs?

  • October 5th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

No. They just need to be GPs.

Outpatient experience for surgical trainees

  • September 28th, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

Surgical trainees aren't getting enough outpatient experience, and more training time is needed. How can this be done without further reducing outpatient productivity?

Many ways to breach 18 weeks

  • September 21st, 2010

  • by Rob Findlay

Why do hospitals breach the 18-week target? A tour of the numbers reveals a bewildering variety of reasons.