NHS Improvement Demand and Capacity Training

Posted : April 20, 2018 - / /

The Demand and Capacity team are continuing their series of live training events with a revised introductory training day.

These one day training events are intended as an introduction for delegates to ensure the principles and methodological approaches to demand and capacity are understood and recognised by both commissioners and provider organisations.

Please register as soon as possible as spaces are limited, and allocated on a first come first served basis

Each training session will run from 10am (with a 10:30am start) to 4pm. If you have any queries about the event please contact england.demandandcapacityproject@nhs.net


The training aims to explain the importance of demand and capacity modelling and will cover:

  • what kind of models to use
  • the principles of measuring demand and capacity
  • the importance of an ideal waiting list size and how to calculate this
  • forecats predicted from modelling
  • how to structure the work to populate a model
  • how to sense check a completed model