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Welcome to the Association of professional healthcare analysts

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AphA Dolphin Award Winners 2022


Analyst of the Year:

Nessa Becerra-Bambury, NHS South, Central and West CSU

Analytical Team of the Year:

NHS Business Services Authority Data Science Team, NHS BSA


Support us with Apha Membership

Starting at only £37 a year

We provide support, networking opportunities and everyday practical resources. By becoming an AphA member you gain access to our library of resources plus exclusive entry to events and awards. You can sign up directly as an individual or an organisation with multiple memberships.


AphA Purpose

Our purpose is to raise the profile of and represent the voice of health and care analysts as a recognised and respected industry expert, by providing a professional framework and an established support network.

We will help our members to drive up the quality and application of analytics to improve experience in a fast paced and dynamic health and care system.

Member Benefits

AphA Membership brings many benefits in the form of professional support and personal development.

We are continually looking at advancing our offer, as soon as you join you’ll start to experience a variety of excellent benefits:

  • Stay in the know about all kinds of relevant opportunities, events, policy updates, research, and more by reading our email newsletters and magazine.
  • Take advantage of exclusive member’s content and discounted training offers.
  • Find relevant analytical learning materials and keep your knowledge up to date.
  • Discounts – attend our events and conference at a low or free member rate.
  • Website exclusive member’s only section, keeping you up to date with the latest news and content.
  • Receive the only analytical magazine in town! As a member you’ll receive our monthly magazine with excellent articles and relevant analytical work examples.
  • News alert email every two weeks – keeping you updated with the latest healthcare analytical news and stories.
  • Build your profile by volunteering to serve as an assessor to review professional registration applications.
  • Receive a certificate of professional registration accreditation to showcase your achievement and commitment to analytics.
  • Email signature with AphA logo.
  • Be ahead of the game and help shape AphA’s journey.


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Our Organisational Offers

AphA Provide framework in registration standards (including CPD requirements)

We are creating a framework for analysts to be professionally registered, and offer provision of training opportunities to further develop analytical skills and experience.

  • Membership Communication and Content – only analytical monthly magazine in town! Also access to members area of the AphA website.
  • Free access to regular webinar series with input from sector leaders.
  • Networking opportunities with analysts across the NHS via regional branch and national events.
  • Support for members to become recognised Analysts and professionally registered, including additional masterclasses and fast track assessment.
  • For organisational members with over 100 members – hosting rights for two webinars per annum and speaking slot at plenary session of the annual conference.
  • Opportunity to influence the development of professional analytical workforce.
  • Access to resources of the Federation of Informatics Professionals (FEDIP) via AphA’s membership.

The latest from AphA

Royal College of Physicians:Caring for hospital patients with COVID-19 Quality of care in England examined by case record review

Click here for the full report and here for the appendices. Foreword Hospital care of patients with COVID-19 during the early waves of the pandemic has come under the media spotlight in the past year with articles predominantly focusing on overwhelmed NHS staff, crowded wards, elective care backlog and families…

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AphA East of England Branch Launch Event: 9th December 2021, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

East of England Branch Launch Event: Using analytics to understand Health Inequalities 9th December 2021, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm This is the first meeting of the East of England Branch. A great opportunity for networking and hearing about public health analytics techniques. Agenda: • Welcome and intros – Branch…

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AphA Social Mentoring Programme Pilot

Mentorship Programme

Apply Now! AphA Analysts announce the launch of our mentorship programme. This programme is an analyst-specific mentoring programme that connects AphA mentors and mentees across the NHS and public sector, aligning to AphA’s professionalisation and networking strategies, to develop and strengthen a sense of community and shared learning. Free of…

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