Model Health System

GIRFT and Model Health System

Model Health System (formerly Model Hospital) is a digital information service designed to help NHS providers improve their productivity and efficiency.

GIRFT is working in partnership with the Model Health System team to include GIRFT metrics on Model Health System, providing valuable insight to helps trusts improve their performance.

NHS staff can sign up with their trust email address at and can view data relating to the performance of their trust.

You can register for Model Health System or log in by clicking here.

Ten of the GIRFT programme’s specialty workstreams  now have a selection of GIRFT metrics available to view on the Model Health System platform. Users are able to drill down into each metric in more detail to understand where improvements can be made.

The GIRFT data included on Model Health System are for the following specialties:

  • Orthopaedics (T&O)
  • Orthopaedics (spinal)
  • General surgery
  • Vascular
  • Urology
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Oral maxillofacial
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Model Health System can be accessed by anyone who works within NHS trusts, from board to ward, as well as arm’s length bodies. The GIRFT data on the portal is the most up-to-date available and enables trusts to gain a deeper understanding of their current performance and opportunities for improvement. Each GIRFT metric has the methodology used for calculation included.