A RotaBase is a database containing a library of rotas which can be accessed  by RotaBase or RotaView, our two software products. The following are available:

Continuous systems

One team rostered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

All the following RotaBases contain examples of rotas based on 8, 12 or a mix of 8 and 12-hour shifts.

  • 3.5 teams (4 examples)
  • 4 teams (48 examples)
  • 4.5 teams (17 examples)
  • 5 teams (45 examples)
  • 5.5 teams (13 examples)
  • 6 teams (23 examples)
  • 6 teams with additional day cover (23 examples)
  • 6 teams with additional day cover (5 shifts per week) (9 examples)

Semi-continuous systems

One team rostered continuously for part of the week (but not 24/7)

  • 3 teams (34 examples)
  • 3.5 teams
  • 4 teams
  • 4.33 days covered (8 examples)
  • 4.5 days covered (11 examples)
  • 4.67 days covered (3 examples)
  • 5 days covered (26 examples)
  • 5.5 days covered
  • 5 and two halves (11 examples)
  • 6 days covered

Discontinuous systems

A discontinuous system is one in which shifts are rostered to cover part of the day (not the full 24 hours) but can be up to 7 days a week. 

  • 3 teams over 7 days  (early and late shifts) (15 examples)
  • 3 teams over 7 days (days - average of 4.67 per week) (5 examples)
  • 3 teams over 7 days (day and relief - average of 4.67 per week) (13 examples)
  • 3 teams over 7 days (earlies, lates and some days - average of 5 per weeK) ( 5 examples)
  • 3 teams over 7 days (days - average of 5 per week) (5 examples)
  • 3.5 teams over 7 days (early and late - average of 4 per week) (4 examples)
  • 7 teams over 7 days (days - average of 5 per week) (3 examples)
  • 6 teams over 6 days (days - average of 5 per week) (3 examples)