Promoting the use of R in the NHS


Using R to create column charts featuring 95% confidence intervals

Daniel Weiand - Consultant Medical Microbiologist - Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust Hello! This is my first blog post for the NHS R Community, which I stumbled across in the course of my work as a consultant medical microbiologist at Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. At work,…


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 […]

Tracking and getting download statistics for your R packages

I had the privilege of tapping into the R package funding stream to fund my first, and not last, CRAN […]

Using {sf} to calculate catchment areas

R is a highly capable GIS tool, thanks to the {sf} pacakge. In this post I am going to show […]

The Health Service Modelling Associates (HSMA) Programme – the future of analytics for health, social care and policing?

5 years ago our team brought into reality a vision that we’d had for some time.  We recognised the vital […]

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