This session will focus on the role of the analyst during COVID-19. Confirmed speakers for this session: Rony Arafin, Chief Operating Officer, AphA – AphA’s journey to promote Analytics as a profession Ellen Coughlan, Programme Manager, The Health Foundation – Building a community of practice Fraser Battye, Principal Consultant, The Strategy Unit – The Strategy Unit’s experiences under … Continue reading “#OPENDATASAVESLIVES WEBINAR: 28 January 2021, 11AM – 12PM”
This ‘vaccination data’ special will take place on Thursday 21 January 2021, 11am – 12pm. Confirmed speakers: Dan Cookson, Independent Housing & Spatial Information Specialist Anna Powell-Smith, Founder of the Centre for Public Data Alistair Bullward, Product Owner for Open Data and Data Visualisation at NHS Digital Register for the session here.
For our next session on Thursday 3 December 2020, 11am – 12pm and which focuses on ethnicity, we have three amazing speakers lined up: Professor Richard Webber from OriginsInfo Dr David Whiting from Medway Council Dr Abe Mulla from The Strategy Unit To register, click here. All the previous sessions can be accessed here. Resources can be accessed here. We aim to finish the … Continue reading “#OPENDATASAVESLIVES WEBINAR: 3 DECEMBER 2020 @ 11AM”
Cancer and Emergency Department Patient Tracking Lists (PTLs) have just gone live at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust. Beautiful Information have been working closely with staff at the trust to develop PTLs that give them what they need to support high-quality and efficient patient care. The Cancer PTL takes data from the Trust’s … Continue reading “Ashford & St Peter’s Patient Tracking Lists go live”
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and along with our colleagues from the Open Data Institute in Leeds, we have been running regular COVID-19 webinars in an attempt to get more data available and used by analysts. We’ve made some fantastic progress. For our next session on Thursday 5 November 2020, 11am – 12pm, we have three … Continue reading “#OpenDataSavesLives webinar: 5 November 2020 @ 11am”
Leaders from the Analytical Professions have jointly written a letter to Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, and Sir Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of the NHS. As we have learned on Monday, 5th October more than 50,000 potentially infectious people may have been missed by contact tracers after 15,841 positive tests … Continue reading “Covid-19 Data Collection Crisis – Independent Review Requested by the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA)”
Data have been widely hailed as ‘the raw material of the 21st century’¹ and ‘better use of data’ is a central feature of the NHS Long Term Plan.² Yet, data alone does not produce insights. To capitalise on opportunities to improve health and care, we need the data and outstanding data analysis. However, policymakers and … Continue reading “Bringing NHS data analysis into the 21st century”
This month we have started work on developing the new Kent and Medway Cancer Alliance Patient Tracking List (PTL) which will be a centralised tracking list of patients for the whole of Kent and Medway, to monitor them throughout their cancer treatment pathway. Staff will be able to see where a patient is on their … Continue reading “KENT AND MEDWAY CANCER ALLIANCE PATIENT TRACKING LIST (PTL) UPDATE”
We are delighted to see the initial launch of the North Manchester Diabetes Centre dashboard which has been done in partnership with the University of Salford. This has been built against a backdrop of a rising number of ulcers and amputations for diabetes patients. In February, Diabetes UK reported that over 9000 amputations a year … Continue reading “Diabetes dashboard for Manchester launches”
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