is the difference between the Model Health
System and the Model Hospital
Hospital was the original name for the platform launched around five
years ago and purely hospital based. Over the years it has grown and includes a
wealth of information, redeveloped, and renamed to the Model Health
System. It is a platform to bring
together a lot of the information in the NHS into one place. Here’s how you can switch between them
can I see how other teams use the data to inform planning and strategy
the ‘View all opportunities for improvement’ page may be a starting point for a
system or a provider in terms of planning and from there you can move on to
looking at some of the more specific compartments eg, in Acute Hospital
Services or Care Settings lenses.
medicines data sometimes doesn’t add up
We are currently working with the meds team to completely redesign and update
can I view HVLC metrics?
High Volume, Low Complexity (HVLC) - Model Health System
can I access the data collection framework?
We use the data collections framework to manage the process of submitting data
to NHS England. If you are nominated by
your organisation to submit data you will receive an email from us with the
details of how to access the portal.
When you need access but have not received an invitation email then
either contact the NHS England central team responsible for the data
collection, via their central inbox, or alternatively email the IPS Service
Desk email@example.com Alternatively, some data collections are
‘requestable’ products on the ‘A-Z’ page of NHS England Applications. Once access has been granted via any of the
above routes, then your data collections will display on the ‘A-Z’ page.
What is a Weighted Activity Unit (WAU)
This article on the knowledge base explains more.
there plans to make the temporary staffing compartment more granular?
There are no plans to develop more granular information. We are currently
re-reviewing the compartment with our Finance team before we bring this up to
specific data around theatre workforce?
used to have theatre staff metrics in the theatre's compartment, but they were
of limited use due to the accuracy and frequency of ESR updates and were
it possible to have peer groups per specialty? Or generate automatic reports?These
may be things we can look into for the future and have fed back to our
Is there a list
of the ambassadors and their Trusts?
definitive list but in your organisation view, scroll down and there will be a
'contact your ambassador' if your organisation has one.
When will the
data will be available to be split by site within Trusts?
We should be
seeing sites for testing in the next month, depending how successful that is it
will be rolled out as soon as possible (for GIRFT and Clinical Audits
The stats for
Allied Health professionals are sometimes incorrect
This relies on
how the data is captured. You could discuss this with your informatics team and
link in with NHS Digital and national representative for AHPs.