SHAPE - Strategic Health Asset Planning and Evaluation
- SHAPE update
Fri 16th July 2010
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SHAPE is a web-enabled, evidence-based application designed to support the strategic planning of services and physical assets across a whole health economy. Developed by NEPHO and the Department of Health, the application can assist commissioners by informing service reconfiguration and the improved integration of health and social care services, as well as inform the vital dialogue with stakeholders.
Specifically SHAPE aims to:
- Provide strategic and local analysis of current clinical activity
Bring together whole health economies physical estate and capacity
Incorporate GIS mapping
Inform potential for operational savings within a health economy
Highlight the potential for services to transfer from acute to primary care settings
Provide strategic analysis to support investment needs and disinvestment opportunities
Support scenario planning
SHAPE currently presents information from three sources, namely, HES data, estates information and GIS mapping. The types of information contained in SHAPE include:
Clinical Profile: Presents a strategic overview of clinical activity using HES data from the past ten years for the whole of England
Estate Profile: Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for NHS sites and facilities. Includes a comprehensive site listing for over 40.000 premises including PCT, GP and hospital estate as well as dentists and pharmacies.
GIS mapping: Provides maps and combines clinical activity, estate information and demographic data (eg population, deprivation). Also proivdes drive time analyses for current or proposed sites.
Training in the application is available from NEPHO, please email Barbara.email@example.com for details
A reduction of between 75% and 100% of excess bed days in the North East could result in a potential reinvestment figure of between £42,007,800 and £56,010,400
A reduction of between 75% and 100% of multiple emergency admissions in the North East could result in a potential reinvestment figure of between £7,335,750 and £9,781,000.
A reduction of between 75% and 100% of pre-operative length of stay in the North East could result in a potential reinvestment figure of between £4,439,216 and £5,918,954.
Figures correct for 2008/09