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National Competency Framework for Data in Health and Care

Posted : January 18, 2022 - / /

Davies Furlong Consulting have been working with NHSX and AphA to produce a sector wide competency framework for data professionals in health and care. Here is the link to the final phase of pilot testing. Could you please have a look at the booklet and answer a short questionnaire here…

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

Posted : October 20, 2021 - / /

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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FEDIP Newsletter – Issue Number 1!

Posted : July 9, 2021 - /

Most of you probably know all about FEDIP and some of you are registered as a professional analyst with them. Look here. FEDIP are now producing a monthly newsletter and AphA will submit articles for this.  To read the first one and subscribe to further issues you will need to…

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Midlands DSU Newsletter May 2021

Posted : May 25, 2021 - /

The Midlands DSU Newsletter May 2021 is available here.  

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Consultation on the future of the informatics profession from FEDIP, in collaboration with the NHS in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, opens 4th  May. 

Posted : May 4, 2021 - /

The Federation of Informatics Professionals (FEDIP) are pleased to announce the consultation “Becoming the Profession” will open on 4th May 2021 and will close on 1st June 2021.  FEDIP is supported by our Professional Body members to develop a professional landscape for Digital, Data, Information and Technology Experts working in health and social…

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Join us for the big one – AphA’s 2021 annual conference 20-21 May

Posted : April 29, 2021 - /

The main sponsor for AphA’s Annual Conference 2021 is  DataRobot Also sponsored by Davies Furlong Consulting, Insource and Meditrends. The 2021 AphA conference will take place virtually on Thursday 20 – Friday 21 May. The seventh annual event supported this year by main sponsor DataRobot, will include a keynote speech…

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Mentorship Programme

Posted : April 28, 2021 - / /

AphA Analysts announce the launch of our pilot 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 charge…

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Sharing skills and knowledge in the North West

Posted : April 11, 2021 - /

North West branch lead Mark Foy, Head of Information & Business Intelligence at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust in Liverpool and Jamie-Leigh Chapman, a data scientist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust talk about the new technical champion volunteer role at AphA that has been…

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Competency Framework Survey Winners

Posted : March 26, 2021 - /

We have our winners and we uploaded an YouTube video, see here – https://youtu.be/Ljs4tWeBmOo Method Survey was closed Friday 19th March 2021 AphA Board members were removed from entry list Duplicate entries were removed (only 1 email address) Each email address was assigned a unique ticket reference number We used…

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