The Future of Waiting List Management

By Izzie Wilson | February 24, 2021

When Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in July 2019, one of his first promises was to sort out waiting times in the NHS, ‘My job is to make sure you don’t have to wait 3 weeks to see your GP.’ However, the Prime Minister at this time could not have predicted the pandemic and what…

Clinical Validation of Surgical Waiting Lists

By Izzie Wilson | February 19, 2021

Elective surgeries have been postponed during the pandemic, due to resources being relocated to other areas. If a patient does not receive the surgery they require, the detrimental effects on that patient can be life threatening and therefore the need to revalidate surgical waiting lists, ensuring priority cases are identified, is crucial. In April 2020, there were…

Managing the Waiting List Backlog

By Izzie Wilson | February 16, 2021

In March 2020, as cases of coronavirus surged in the UK, NHS England & Improvement and the Government, prioritised the treatment of individuals showing COVID-19 symptoms. The NHS focused their efforts on ensuring that everybody who needed coronavirus emergency care was able to get it. Services had to postpone, cancel or otherwise alter the delivery of their patient’s appointments…