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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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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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Summary Report on Competency Frameworks For Health Service Analysts

Posted : May 12, 2021 -

Read Full Report Here   Authors: Paul Stroner, Prof. Martin Pitt, Katie Kelsey, Donna Hanson, Rony Arafin Introduction There is a widely held belief by many working in analytical functions across the health and care system that there are multiple instances of documents and/or online materials which attempt to describe…

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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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