Promoting the use of R in the NHS


Alignment cheatsheet

I’ve used {ggtext}’s geom_textbox() a lot in my recent data visualisations, but, every time, I end up resorting to a bit of trial and error to get the alignment just right. Time to create a cheatsheet that will be useful to my future self, and hopefully to a few others…


NHS Low Income Scheme

The NHSBSA Data Science team recently published an article investigating the take-up of the NHS Low Income Scheme in England. […]

Join the fun! Join NHS-R

Join the fun with NHS-R! The NHS-R Community is a friendly, welcoming community – open to all – and always […]

Using R to create column charts featuring 95% confidence intervals

At work, I’ve been trying to use R to create column charts featuring 95% confidence intervals. I approached the friendly people on the NHS R Community’s Slack channel for further information and guidance.

Optimising dplyr

By Tom Jemmett Recently in a project I was working on I encountered an issue where one code chunk in […]

What a NHS-R Community Conference it was – simply wow!

The NHS-R Virtual Conference had a number of excellent speakers from the Health & Social Care sector, alongside working with key partners of interest. It kicked off with a full day jammed packed of speakers from all over the NHS. The second day we had international speakers from the US, Australia and other European countries.

Designing my first Shiny dashboard

Project structure The aim of this blog article is to describe the initial experience of creating a Shiny dashboard this […]

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