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Waiting list research paper 1: introduction
An introduction to the simulator methods used in the 5 research papers.
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Waiting list research paper 2: urgent slots
The importance of reserving the optimum proportion of slots for urgent patients.
Waiting list research paper 3: causes of disruption
Effects of different kinds of waiting list disruption.
Waiting list research paper 4: booking tactics
The merits of different booking tactics for managing waiting lists.
Waiting list research paper 5: waiting time targets
The relationship between list size, patient scheduling, disruption, and waiting times
Bed occupancy research paper 2 - risk of running out of beds
A method for calculating the relationship between non-elective bed occupancy and the risk of running out of beds, in any given bed pool.
Bed occupancy research paper 3 - strategies for reducing risk
Analyses some common management strategies for improving bed occupancy and risk, and investigates which strategies are most likely to be successful.