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COVID-19 Response

Allocate Software: Mobilizing the UK’s Healthcare Workforce

As the pandemic overburdens healthcare systems throughout the world, many countries are turning to wartime tactics to manage the surge in hospital cases. Bracing for its peak, the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK has set up large-scale temporary hospitals to meet the increasing need for ICU beds and equipment. Meanwhile, thousands of students and retired physicians and nurses are entering and returning to the workforce to staff these facilities and assist on the frontlines of the crisis.

With staff sickness and unrelenting demand for medical services pushing the healthcare system to its limits, the NHS is leveraging Allocate’s workforce management platform to understand and maximize the professional capacity and availability of the nation’s medical workforce. Through the platform, the NHS can manage the payroll and schedule of tens of thousands of full-time and temporary medical workers.

Allocate also created a resource center so that its users, healthcare workers and hospitals across the country, have the help, guidance and services they need to respond to COVID-19.

Learn More About the Allocate Resource Center.

Year of Investment: 2018
Portfolio Status: Former
Headquarters: Richmond, U.K.

Deploying 800K Nurses, Care Professionals and Doctors Worldwide Every Day

Workforce optimization and compliance software for the healthcare industry.

Allocate Software is a leading international provider of workforce solutions to the healthcare, defense and maritime sectors. With over 800 customers and one million staff rostered daily, Allocate serves the largest public and private institutions around the world by supporting the operational and administrative needs of professionals across all healthcare settings. Allocate’s best-in-class solutions enable the delivery of safe and effective care at optimal cost by helping healthcare organizations have the right people in the right place at the right time.

Allocate Software was founded in 1991 and is based in Richmond, U.K., with offices worldwide.

Vista Foundation Fund III acquired Allocate Software in May 2018.

RLDatix acquired Allocate Software in September 2021.

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