Calculating these staff numbers is a two-stage process using the tools supplied here. You can do an initial assessment of staff workload using the MDTC staff workload tool and using the outputs of in the MDTC workforce model.
It is a useful starting point for conversations about the delivery of key roles or for organisations planning service change because it provides evidence of the time needed by each member of staff to complete their work, reducing dependence on anecdote.
There are user guides for both the MDTC staff workload tracker tool and MDTC workforce model below which detail the process that a provider would need to follow to model their workforce.
A blank tool for collecting time spent by MDTCs on specific activities within their working week.
A populated version of the tool for reference. IT can be used to illustrate to teams how the information should be recorded and provides a reference to understand what outputs the tool can produce.
A user guide for the MDTC staff workload tracker tool. This tool has been specifically modified for use the with MDTC workforce modelling process. This guides explains how to complete the tool effectively to ensure you can model your workforce accurately.
A blank model that uses the outputs of the MDTC staff workload tracker tool and other demand data to produce a workforce model for each tumour site.
A populated version of the tool for reference. It can provides a reference to understand what outputs the tool can produce and relates to the screen shots in the user guide.
A user guide for the MDTC workforce model. This model has been specifically designed for use with MDTC staff workload tracker tool. This guides explains how to complete the model effectively.
If you have any questions about the tool or model, please email NHSI.ElectiveIST@nhs.net.