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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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NHS WMC: Peer Support Session – 16 August 2022

Posted : May 31, 2022 - / / /

16th August Peer Support Session, 13:30-15:00 Eventbrite link: NHS Wales Modelling Collaborative: Peer Support Session (Aug) Tickets, Tue 16 Aug 2022 at 13:30 | Eventbrite Description: Our third virtual peer support session of 2022 takes place on Tuesday 16th August with a focus on SQL. 13:30 – Demonstrations in SQL…

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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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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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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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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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