For queries about this project please contact Jessica Grantham.

The Theatres project provides the most comprehensive intelligence available on NHS operating theatres delivery and performance. The project covers all aspects of Theatres provision and performance, including analysis of:

  • Theatres management
  • Capacity
  • Equipment and maintenance
  • Stock control and costing
  • IM&T
  • Decontamination
  • List management
  • Theatre utilisation
  • Paediatrics
  • Activity
  • Waiting times/ turnaround time
  • Cancellations
  • Outsourcing
  • Finance
  • Quality
  • Audit and accreditation
  • Workforce
  • Good practice

This project is applicable to all providers of all Theatres services. Subscribed members who participate in the project will receive:

  • Access to the online benchmarking toolkit, which will allow participants to view their position on a wide range of metrics
  • A bespoke report outlining key messages and metrics for theatre based services nationally

2016/17 benchmarking project

The 2016/17 iteration of the Theatres project collected 2015/16 data. The following project outputs are available to all Network members:

  • Bespoke report for members participants
  • Interactive online toolkit
  • Presentations from the national conference

2017/18 benchmarking project

The Theatres project will not run in 2017/18 and will return in 2018/19. A new project for 2017/18 is currently under development and will focus on Outpatient services.

Download a summary of the project together with the 2016 highlights.

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