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Mentorship Programme

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 for our members This mentoring…

Data Visualisation Workshop – Exeter – 19 November 2018

Posted : October 18, 2018 -

  Dan Isaac (speaker at the AphA Annual Conference 2018) is running a Data Visualisation workshop at the University of Exeter on 19 November. This session is open to anyone who wants to book onto it. You can find further details about this on Dan’s updated website at www.graphicinsight.org/training or on…

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The dark side of early diagnosis

Posted : October 18, 2018 - / /

  The dark side of early diagnosis

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Federation for Informatics Professionals (Fed-IP) update

Posted : October 5, 2018 - / /

www.fed-ip.org FEDIP Stakeholder Update October 2018 Welcome to this update on the development of FEDIP. If you want to know more or get involved, please contact us on [email protected] For a summary of what FEDIP is being set up to do, please see the bottom of this update. Key Activities…

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STOP PRESS – Fed-IP News!!

Posted : September 14, 2018 - / /

Following the meeting of the Federation of Informatics Professional Board of Directors meeting on Monday 3 September 2018 the Board have sanctioned the appointment of the current CEO of the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts, Paul Stroner, as the new Chair of the FED-IP Board.  The appointment is made with…

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Posted : August 8, 2018 - / /

New AphA member Dr Sebastian Zeki MRCP PhD has sent in the following email which is likely to be of interest to you: This my R package EndoMineR which is published by the Gastroenterology Data a Sciences Institute of which I am the head, here https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.00701 It is an way to extract…

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Complete the RIAN survey here:

Posted : August 8, 2018 - / /

  Knowledge Hub – South West Regional Intelligence Analysts Network Group updates Hi Heather Edmond, here are the latest updates from South West Regional Intelligence Analysts Network South West Regional Intelligence Analysts Network ACTIVITY Anna Coltman posted a new forum thread, RIAN Review survey 2017/18. 01-Aug-2018 09:54

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BBC News: The NHS at 70: A timeline in pictures

Posted : July 5, 2018 - / /

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-44613043 – 5 July 2018 A cause for celebration!  

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Green Tea Press & Humble Bundle

Posted : July 2, 2018 - / /

www.greenteapress.com/wp/ Green Tea Press hosts a number of free e-textbooks which relate to data science and programming. One of our members has started going through a copy of ‘Think Stats’, and says that it’s a pretty solid grounding in analytics.  He thought some other members might be interested.   www.humblebundle.com/ This…

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Using data in the NHS: the implications of the opt-out and GDPR

Posted : June 14, 2018 - / /

www.kingsfund.org.uk – 25 May 2018 Interesting article here:   https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/using-data-nhs-gdpr?utm_source=The%20King%27s%20Fund%20newsletters%20%28main%20account%29&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=9533085_NEWSL_The%20Weekly%20Update%202018-06-01&utm_content=databutton&dm_i=21A8,5OBRX,FLWSZK,M2Z9Y,1#protecting-patient-data  

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Slack workspace for analysts, statisticians, etc in Scotland

Posted : May 18, 2018 - / /

A Slack workspace for analysts, statisticians, data scientists and more working in the public sector in Scotland has recently been set up. This is a place for people to share useful resources with each other, ask questions of their peers and to facilitate general chat. Sl join, simply click this link.…

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AphA Chair’s Report 2017

Posted : May 1, 2018 - / /

  The AphA Chair’s Report 2017 is now complete and can be downloaded by members from the members only documents section of the website under Director’s Meetings & Documents https://www.aphanalysts.org/documents/

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Future Health & Care (70 years of the NHS)

Posted : April 26, 2018 - / /

  Bringing about system-wide change at the local level requires strong relationships, trust and an ethos of mutual interest, according to The King’s Fund report Developing new models of care in the primary and acute care systems (PACS) vanguards: A new national approach to large scale change? The report examines…

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