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dc.contributor.authorBowers, Johnen_UK
dc.contributor.authorLyons, Boben_UK
dc.contributor.authorMould, Gillianen_UK
dc.contributor.authorSymonds, Tomen_UK
dc.description.abstractWhen health service managers in Nottingham planned to move much of their outpatient activity to a proposed Diagnosis and Treatment Centre (DTC) they welcomed the opportunity to re-design the delivery of these services in a new setting. However, the lack of accessible, detailed information about outpatients' resource requirements posed an initial problem. Numerous, separate information systems offered diverse data: these were validated and assimilated into a single model of outpatient requirements. Discussions with staff and examples of innovative practice in other hospitals were investigated to develop an understanding of the implications of re-design for resources and capacity planning. The result was a high level outpatient planning model which could estimate the outpatients' requirements for related services such as radiology, therapies, pathology, endoscopy, cardiology tests, pharmacy and even patient transport. The model was developed as a decision support tool for managers examining a range of options for the Diagnosis and Treatment Centre allowing them to explore the effects of assumptions about future demand and changing practice in the delivery of healthcare.en_UK
dc.publisherSpringer Verlagen_UK
dc.relationBowers J, Lyons B, Mould G & Symonds T (2005) Modelling outpatient capacity for a diagnosis and treatment centre. Health Care Management Science, 8 (3), pp. 205-211.
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dc.subjectoutpatient, diagnosis and treatment centresen_UK
dc.subjectcapacity planningen_UK
dc.subjectservice re-designen_UK
dc.subjectpatient pathwaysen_UK
dc.titleModelling outpatient capacity for a diagnosis and treatment centreen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleHealth Care Management Scienceen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationPeople Centred Healthcare Management - LEGACYen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Stirlingen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationManagement, Work and Organisationen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationNottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusten_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorBowers, John|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorLyons, Bob|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorMould, Gillian|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorSymonds, Tom|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
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