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SAVE THE DATE – AphA annual conference Weds 23 Oct 2024

“AphA is delighted to be partnering with Digital Health on AI and Data 2024 which runs 22-23 October at Olympia in London. AphA will be holding our annual conference on 23 October as part of the main AI and Data event with our own dedicated stage, as well as featuring on the wider conference programme. The AphA annual conference 2024 will be free to attend for all AphA and Chief Analytics Officer Network members and will be a great opportunity for us to come together as a profession.”

To register, please click this link – https://digital-health-intelligence.idloom.events/digital-health-ai-data2024

Select the relevant category – eg “Public Sector – Wednesday 23 October” in the Discount Code box bottom left, type:  AI24_APHA  (all caps) and complete the rest of the form.

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Invest in 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:

  • Receive a certificate of Professional Registration to showcase your achievements and commitment to data analytics.
  • Chief Analytics Officer Network providing discussion and representation for the data analytics profession at the highest level.
  • Granting access to Regional Branch Meetings that discuss activities and initiatives in the local area.
  • Supportive community that shares good practice techniques and aids personal development.
  • AphA Annual Conferences allow cutting edge insight into the most exciting recent additions to the data profession. (Free or discounted with membership).
  • Champion of the National Competency Framework for Data Professionals in Health and Care.
  • Mentoring and coaching – aiding learning and professionalisation of the data workforce.
  • Stay in the know with our Monthly Magazine to show the all the latest information in the data profession.
  • Meet new people at our Networking events and conferences and help your career advance by making new connections. (Free or discounted with membership).
  • Participate in Training Sessions to refine skills as a data professional.
  • Member body of the Federation of Informatics Professionals (FedIP) working jointly to help professionalisation of the workforce.
  • We listen to our members and participate in Political lobbying for the data community to help the voices and concerns of the community get heard.
  • Corporate partners, aligned to AphA values, objectives, and priorities, facilitate access to a wider range of goods and services.
  • Accreditation and endorsement for training providers
  • AphA gives members access to the world’s most advanced network for modelling and simulation in healthcare, MASHNET with participants including leading academics, modellers and health professionals.
  • Recognisable branding of THE professional body for healthcare data.


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Our Organisational Focus

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.

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