Rob McGovern, Andrew Threlfall

Using genetic algorithms, seeded by rules provided by community services Malinko automates and optimises the visits allocation process, creating schedules that match client requirements with organisational priorities by integrating with PAS and rostering systems. 

Smartphone app allows staff to check in/out of visits with Nurse Tracker Board in office giving last known location of staff.


- Releases clinical capacity, providing a mechanism for scheduling best staff member to task, allowing transformation within the service.

- Improves reliability and quality of service outcomes, giving more robust mechanisms for checking completeness of work, more time for leadership, less opportunity for accidentally missed visits.

- Contributes to financial savings, enabling new care models/services

- Automated scheduling allows real time data collection, allowing organisation to model and predict demand.

- Route optimisation

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