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NHS Providers report ‘Recovery position and what next for the NHS’

Posted : July 3, 2020 - /

NHS Providers published a report earlier this week looking at ‘Recovery position and what next for the NHS’, based on surveying 158 Trust Chairs and Chief Executives. The 4 key points identified are below and I think very pertinent in terms of Demand & Capacity and framing the summer series…

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PLETHORA : PLanning the Effective Transformation of Healthcare using Operational Research and advanced Analytics

Posted : July 3, 2020 - /

Email from Martin Pitt, PLETHORA (1 July 2020) Further to my email last week (below). We are now in a position to ask for feedback on the early rough drafts for the companion section of the PLETHORA Reference Guides. Our intention is that these companion sections will provide a contextual…

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Digital social care information survey (Hospital referral to Local Authority, Urgent referral from care home to hospital)

Posted : July 3, 2020 - /

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) has published a second survey about the information that should be shared between health and social care to improve and join up care for adults. This follows on from the first survey, which was sent last week. For both surveys, we want to hear…

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PLETHORA : PLanning the Effective Transformation of Healthcare using Operational Research and advanced Analytics

Posted : June 24, 2020 - /

Reference Guide Series – Progress Update Dear Colleagues, Last year I circulated information about the PLETHORA Reference Guide Series initiative – click here. This project, supported by the Health Foundation, is  progressing well and we are currently developing two pilot editions of exemplar guides. If successful we hope this will…

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AphA Webinar: Data challenges in a time of crisis

Posted : June 23, 2020 - /

The recent AphA Webinar “Data challenges in a time of crisis” is now available on our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/7kIXDlIJpG0

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NHSE/I Demand and Capacity – Latest Developments

Posted : June 2, 2020 - /

D&C modelling post COVID-19 The Demand and Capacity Team will be hosting a series of webinars over the Summer to share good practice on demand and capacity planning post COVID-19.  These sessions are designed to support providers as they re-open elective services. NHSE/I will look into how they model capacity…

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Invite to webinar Friday 29th May 12:30 – are you interested in building future capacity within digital, data and tech?

Posted : May 26, 2020 - /

From Aasha Cowey | Programme Manager | Transformation & Consultancy NHS South, Central and West E: [email protected]    I am contacting you as someone potentially interested in building future capacity within their digital, data and technology workforce to join an upcoming webinar on Friday 29thMay at 12:30.  Please do feel free to forward…

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AphA Webinars: Data challenges in a time of crisis

Posted : May 26, 2020 - / /

Join us on the first of our AphA Webinars which has been sponsored by Meditrends Share information and listed to the challenges faced by other data analysts during the current crisis.   Draft agenda  10:00 Introduction 10:10 Data Challenges Presentation – Paul Stroner (CEO) & Martin Pitt (President) 10:20 Member…

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Starting our AphA YouTube Channel

Posted : May 20, 2020 - / /

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Top tips for working from home

Posted : May 19, 2020 - /

Whilst many of you are used to being homeworkers, for some of you this may be the first time so we thought it might be helpful to pull together some tips as we will all be spending time working from home over the next few months. Have a dedicated workspace.…

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South-West Partnership will utilise data to improve and integrate care

Posted : May 11, 2020 - /

A new partnership led by the University of Bristol that will join up data and improve patient care in the South West has been announced by the Health Data Research UK (HDR UK). The HDR UK Better Care South-West Partnership is being awarded £1.2 million over three years to drive…

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Machine learning tool to manage Covid-19 pressure

Posted : April 24, 2020 - /

A system that utilises machine learning to predict upcoming demand for intensive care beds and ventilators is being trialled by the NHS.   The Covid-19 Capacity Planning and Analysis System (CPAS) aims to support hospitals to more accurately plan and ensure resources are deployed where they’re most needed to treat…

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