Patient Flow Simulator

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Ward management

Distribute resources in your hospital and make policy decisions. Then click Run!

Ward list

Select a ward to edit

Simulation setup


Find out how well your hospital is performing.

Summary statistics

Overall properties of the hospital and any simulated patients. If there are still patients in the hospital when the simulation ends, consider increasing the number of steps.
Hospital summary
  • Total resources used:
  • Total bed capacity:
Performance summary
  • Mean Emergency wait:
  • Emergency visits meeting target:
Patient summary
  • Simulation complete:
  • Patients simulated:
  • Patients admitted:
  • Patients discharged:
  • Patients in hospital when simulation ended:
  • Total transfers:
  • Overflow transfers:
  • Unique paths:

The patient flow network

Nodes represent wards and directed edges represent the movement of patients between wards. Edge weight (thickness) is the relative proportion of all transfers that went through each edge. Use the analysis buttons below to scale node size based on centrality.

Network analysis

Emergency performance

Analyse the distribution of Emergency Department waiting time.

Ward occupancy

Analyse the occupancy of all wards over time. Click the legend to show/hide wards.

Observed paths

Analyse the actual paths taken by patients through your hospital.
Most common paths

Path length

Analyse the frequency of paths by length.