Capacity and Demand Planning to Reduce Theatre Cancellations

What is it about? Cancellations and especially on-the-day cancellations are the biggest challenge for many trusts who find themselves running reactive scheduling and unable to catch up on their waiting lists. This one day will equip you with the tools you need to ensure your theatre service operates to maximum capacity, meeting demand and delivering the best care possible. Why should you attend? Just one day will walk you through how to measure and manage demand to enable accurate interpretation and effective capacity planning. With the emphasis on idea sharing, this workshop will provide you with all the elements necessary to create an action plan to start tackling your demand pressures. Key learning outcomes The tools presented and explained will equip you with practical, realistic ways of approaching your complex problems. Return to your trust with a fresh understanding of your capacity and demand challenges: * Pinpointing the data behind your cancellations * Measuring demand, capacity, activity and backlog * Mapping and analysing last minute cancellations * Smoothing variation to tackle long waiting lists * Identifying the right strategies for theatre utilisation * Achieve clinician buy in with effective job planning * Reducing DNAs with open lines of communication Who should attend? Through interactive exercises and extensive group work, you will have the opportunity to come together with other theatre, waiting list and scheduling services, learn how to embed the theory into practice and return to your trust fired up to make the necessary changes and deliver efficiency. This day would have particular value for whole-team attendance and would be useful for: * Operations Directors, Clinical leads and Consultant Anaesthetists * Theatre, Scheduling. Pre-Op Assessment and General Managers * Transformation, Reconfiguration and Service Improvement Leads * Lead Nurse, Modern Matrons and Senior Staff Nurses Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities Have you considered sponsoring or exhibiting at this day? If you join us in 2015, you will be able to talk directly to this theatre, waiting list and scheduling services audience, build familiarity and take away leads. We welcome exhibitors and sponsors for 2015. Please view our exhibition page or contact for further details. Working with your association or network If you belong to an association or network that is related to theatre, waiting list and scheduling services, SBK would welcome working with you. We can offer your members or network a discounted rate and a link with your website. Please email for further details.

08 de diciembre de 2015 | Manchester (Reino Unido)


DoubleTree by Hilton

One Piccadilly Place, 1 Auburn St, Manchester. M1 3DG

Manchester (Reino Unido)


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