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Coronavirus and your wellbeing – looking after yourself

Posted : April 16, 2020 - /

We are experiencing an unprecedented situation, not just locally and nationally also globally to protect ourselves against the contagious coronavirus pandemic. Work is a big part of our lives. Typically 73% of the adult population are in employment and spend around 60% of their waking hours in the workplace or…

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Coronavirus – Staff Wellbeing Support

Posted : April 16, 2020 - /

Staff wellbeing support – #OurNHSPeople NHS England/Improvement has launched a national mental health hotline for NHS staff as part of a range of range of wellbeing support which is now available. The support is designed to help all NHS staff take steps to maintain their physical and mental health and…

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AphA and Covid19

Posted : April 16, 2020 - /

Members email dated 29 April 2020 Dear AphA Member I hope this email finds you and your loved one safe and well. The current crisis continues to challenge us all and it is so inspiring to see the imaginative and innovative ways that people are coping with the extended period…

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COVID-19 Dashboard

Posted : April 16, 2020 - /

Each day the government publishes data on testing, confirmed cases and deaths in England and the UK. This information on testing is refreshed daily here and the remaining data can be found here. NHS Providers also put together a helpful visualisation, showing data looking back over the past 14 days. It includes the…

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Hints and tips on working virtually

Posted : April 15, 2020 - /

Leading virtually can seem challenging, but a few basic technical and human skills will help you to engage with colleagues and ensure your virtual meetings are productive. Here are some hints and tips on working virtually adapted from Zoom and from the research of Ghislaine Caulat (2012). The technical things…

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AphA Memberships – new payment options

Posted : February 21, 2020 - /

Following the EGM last month the membership costs have now been updated on the AphA website. When you renew you will need to specify the correct NHS band or equivalent payment tier based on your payscale. You also have an option to pay monthly or quarterly by direct debit if you…

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AphA membership costs from 3 February 2020

Posted : January 30, 2020 - /

EGM outcome from Friday 24 January 2020 Thank you for voting and dialling in to the EGM last week. The final results of the voting are as follows: Option 1 – 4 votes Option 2 – 48 votes No preference – 4 votes Therefore the cost of AphA annual membership…

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Exciting News: AphA Annual Conference 2020

Posted : January 6, 2020 - / /

Dates:  Thursday 24th & Friday 25th September 2020 Venue:  Aston Villa FC, Villa Park, Birmingham B6 6HE Further information to follow.

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The Health Foundation: Our Analytical Capability Index is here

Posted : December 9, 2019 - /

Good quality analysis and the ability to use information effectively are essential elements in any health care system. As well as the need for analysts with the right skills, there are also concerns about the demand for good analytics from senior managers and decision makers. We’re inviting health and care…

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Improve analytical capability in health and care services – THF funding available

Posted : November 27, 2019 - /

Details from The Health Foundation The Health Foundation has launched the fourth round of its Advancing Applied Analytics programme. As a grant holder, please help us let others know about this opportunity. If you have any colleagues that would benefit from and can contribute to this programme, please encourage them to…

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The Health Foundation Report: The Measurement Maze

Posted : November 13, 2019 - /

The Health Foundation has recently published a report called The Measurement Maze, which looks at national quality indicators across renal care, breast cancer and children and young people’s mental health. It suggests that national measures are not making their way to clinical teams on the front line (and little insight…

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Working together: building an analytical community for cancer care

Posted : November 13, 2019 - /

A recent Macmillan event, ‘Working together: building an analytical community for cancer care’ took place in September. From the feedback they received and the evident buzz, openness and enthusiasm to share knowledge and expertise in the room throughout the day, we believe the event facilitated a positive first step in…

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