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Better, Broader, Safer: Review recognises AphA’s role in developing a professional NHS analyst community

Posted : May 11, 2022 - /

At AphA, we’re delighted to have been included in Professor Ben Goldacre’s review, along with a small number of other collaborative efforts, into how the efficient and safe use of health data for research and analysis can benefit patients and the healthcare sector. The Better, Broader, Safer review was commissioned…

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MMOTW: They Did What With This Chart? Insist on Better.

Posted : May 3, 2022 - /

So you’ve got your data, how to present it….. Have used this before as a classic of its kind. Some other examples: When Data Visualization Really Isn’t Useful (and When It Is) – Old Street Solutions Ugly Charts | FlowingData How to make bad charts in 7 simple rules –…

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HSMA 5 is Launching October 2022!

Posted : April 26, 2022 - /

Operational Research and Data Science approaches – such as Machine Learning – can play a vital role in supporting the delivery of health, social care and policing services. Increasingly, such skills are proving to be important components of the analytical function of organisations in these sectors. In 2016, we launched…

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“35 Under 35” Bursary Programme for Future Leaders

Posted : April 1, 2022 - /

FEDIP invites future digital leaders to apply for the new “35 under 35” bursary programme for the 2022 Digital Health Summer Schools. The “35 under 35” programme has been created to help identify, promote and support future digital leaders and future talent in the UK health informatics and digital health…

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The Next Step for Health and Care Informatics: Leading professionals from around the UK back new FEDIP Charter

Posted : March 21, 2022 - /

The Charter solidifies the plans to create a formally recognised and supported profession for all health and care informatics practitioners. The Charter sets out the following: The Federation for Informatics Professionals (FEDIP) Charter We will promote recognition of the skills and capabilities of the professions that make up the informatics…

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Calling all Data and Analytics Managers – AnalystX Observatory State of the Nation survey is now live!

Posted : March 14, 2022 - /

Health and care organisations from across the country are being invited to take part in a national census that will, for the first time, paint a picture on data and analytical professional teams. There is currently no big picture of data professional teams, with only a number of isolated local…

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AphA welcomes new call to better use data in the NHS

Posted : February 23, 2022 - /

The Association of professional healthcare analysts (AphA) has welcomed a new long read, published by The Health Foundation, exploring how better use of data can help address key challenges facing the NHS. The analysis explores not only how the NHS in England can better use routine health data, but also…

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Focus on Associate Practitioner Registration

Posted : November 25, 2021 - /

All documents can be found here. Any questions email [email protected] Our Associate Practitioner registration process is now live and open to all members as the first step on the professional registration ladder. The time limitation for this level of registration has been extended to two years, in line with other…

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Optimum Patient Care Ltd Job Vacancies (Data Analytics Manager & Senior Data Analyst)

Posted : November 24, 2021 - /

DATA ANALYTICS MANAGER Job Description Does supporting world-class research and improving the lives of patients through real-world data excite you? Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Optimum Patient Care (OPC) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic data analytics manager to join our data team. In this role…

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AphA: An Overview. Including 3 popular member show and tell sessions!

Posted : November 23, 2021 - /

AphA : FEDIP Webinar Wednesday 24 November 2021 12:30 – 13:30 A G E N D A Free event   Introductions 12:30: FEDIP: Andrew Griffiths, FEDIP CEO 12:35: AphA: Emma Wright, AphA Director of Professional Development Members Show & Tell: 12:40: Simon Wellesley-Miller The use of google forms to collect data…

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Strategy Unit on Advancing the analytical capability of the NHS and its ICS partners

Posted : November 22, 2021 - /

Advancing the analytical capability of the NHS and its ICS partners We see all analysis as informing decisions. Producing high-functioning analytical teams able to design and produce high-quality analysis, and communicate it effectively to decision-makers, is therefore essential. The Strategy Unit were asked by the Strategy and Development Team in…

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

Posted : October 20, 2021 - /

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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