Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Improving Theatre Utilisation and Efficiency

Health Solutions

January 13, 2015


  • In spite of good clinical processes and reputation, Royal Free has constrained theatre utilisation
  • There was disjointed communications between departments, unpredictable theatre lists and too much duplication of processes
  • Suboptimal IT infrastructure was limiting theatre efficiency

FTI Consulting's Role

  • Review of core operation and comparison to FTI best/leading practice
  • Establish baseline for improvement opportunities
  • Recommend appropriate assignment of people for each of supporting pillars of Operating Theatre services
  • Identification of organisational, process and IT improvements
  • Development of implementation plan with identification of barriers and risks
  • Creation of a Management Dashboard

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