Shaping your decision making

The team who work behind the scenes of SHAPE attended NHS ConfedExpo 2024…. Claire H, this is the bit you need to write.

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What's your biggest data challenge?

We asked NHS ConfedExpo 2024 attendees what their biggest data challenge was. They said…

Understanding the so what: 32%

Data validity: 24%

Resource & skill: 24%

Data availability: 20%

This suggests you’re struggling to use your data to support your day-to-day decisions and strategy.

Don’t forget, our experts at SHAPE can help you throughout your entire project, from providing visualisation tools to using SHAPE on your behalf to find the information you need.

See our full range of SHAPE packages or drop us a line if you have any questions about how we can help you use SHAPE to meet your goals.


Free to use for the NHS, SHAPE Place is an interactive application that helps you assess the optimum location for services and the impact of service reconfiguration on populations.

Insight and analysis


A privately commissioned, prepopulated workspace, SHAPE Local gives you all the benefits of the free-to-use SHAPE Place, but also allows you to overlay your own datasets in a private, confidential workspace.

How South Yorkshire ICB is using data to drive digital innovation

Creating efficiencies is a key priority for primary care, but how can we use existing data to identify which GPs and pharmacies are leading the way in offering innovative services?

Find out how South Yorkshire ICB used SHAPE Local to better understand their primary care landscape.

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Supporting the integration of Community Pharmacy Services

West Yorkshire ICB used SHAPE Local to support their strategic ambitions for the delivery of community pharmacy services across their region.

Maximise your vaccination uptake

SHAPE’s the ideal tool for making sure you get the most out of your winter vaccination campaigns.

Map your vaccine uptake against GP practice areas, and break it down by cohorts or demographic information to find out which areas are falling behind target, so you can focus your efforts where they’re needed most.

A one-stop-shop for estates data

When you’re writing an estates or infrastructure strategy, you need to compile a lot of information – this can be a lengthy job for just one building, let alone a whole estate.

Discover how Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent ICB worked with SHAPE to produce a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all their estates information.

Save time for GP admin teams

Our GP Catchment Check tool gives GP admin staff a quick, convenient and accurate way to discover if potential patients live in their catchment area.

Find out more about SHAPE

Want a chat about how SHAPE can support your team to make data-driven decisions? Get in touch for a chat.