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NHS at risk of losing a generation of data analysts

Young NHS analysts have little access to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a time when national policy is calling for a major expansion of NHS analytical activity. A new survey by the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts of its members shows that 83% of newer Band 5 analysts have not been given funded CPD and…

NHS at risk of losing a generation of data analysts

Posted : September 27, 2022 - /

Young NHS analysts have little access to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a time when national policy is calling for a major expansion of NHS analytical activity. A new survey by the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts of its members shows that 83% of newer Band 5 analysts have not…

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Job Vacancies available at Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

Posted : August 23, 2022 - /

Information Specialist (Mental Health and Learning Disabilities) – band 7 (remote working possible) https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/latest-vacancies#!/job/UK/Cambridgeshire/HuntingdonCambridgePeterborough/Cambridgeshire_Peterborough_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Administration/Administration-v4503319 Senior Information Analyst – band 7 (remote working possible) https://www.cpft.nhs.uk/latest-vacancies#!/job/UK/Cambridgeshire/HuntingdonCambridgePeterborough/Cambridgeshire_Peterborough_NHS_Foundation_Trust/Information_Performance/Information_Performance-v4503481

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HSMA 4 Presentation Event – 28th September

Posted : August 12, 2022 - / /

We are delighted to invite you to the final presentation event for our 4th cohort of Health Service Modelling Associates on 28th September 09:00 – 13:30, delivered online via Zoom. The HSMA 4 project teams will present their work and the impact it has had for their organisations, as well as share their…

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust Vacancy – Band 8a

Posted : August 12, 2022 - /

Transformation Intelligence Analyst Band 8a Main area Business Intelligence Grade Band 8a Contract Permanent Hours Full time Flexible working 37.5 hours per week Job ref 337-NP-5347-MA Site Northwick Park Hospital Town Harrow Salary £52,093 – £58,186 pa inclusive of HCAS Salary period Yearly Closing 17/08/2022 23:59 London North West University…

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FEDIP launches a new learning platform and community

Posted : July 4, 2022 - /

FEDIP would like to invite all those in the health and care informatics profession to join the new FEDIP Hub. What is the FEDIP Hub? The FEDIP Hub is a learning management system that holds a catalogue of learning resources for health and care informatics professionals. The FEDIP Hub was…

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Webinar Series Organised by RSS Official Statistics Section in collaboration with the Health Statistics User Group

Posted : June 17, 2022 - / /

Webinar Series Organised by RSS Official Statistics Section in collaboration with the Health Statistics User Group   Improving User Access to Health and Care Statistics Webinar on Tuesday 21 June 2022  12:00 to 13:30   Registration for this webinar is now open at: https://rss.org.uk/training-events/events/events-2022/sections/improving-user-access-to-health-and-care-statistic/   The next webinar in this…

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Policy paper Data saves lives: reshaping health and social care with data

Posted : June 15, 2022 - /

Ministerial foreword The use of NHS data was at the forefront of this country’s fight against coronavirus (COVID-19), helping us to remove restrictions and return on the path to normal life. Now that we are living with COVID-19, we must keep this momentum going, and apply it to the long-term challenges ahead…

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Launching a new AphA branch in the North East

Posted : June 1, 2022 - /

Rob Robson and Shevon Licorish both work at the NHS Business Services Authority, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Rob is Head of Data Strategy & Governance and Shevon is a Management Information Senior Analyst. They are talking about their plans to launch an AphA branch for the North East of…

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Mentorship Programme

Posted : May 23, 2022 - / /

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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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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