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A new kid on the NHS-R block

My journey into data science took a baby step a few years ago when I learned SQL during my global health work overseas. A dearth of good data and data sets is every global health worker's nightmare. Realising R in data science is the next best thing since sliced bread,…

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NHS Number Validation

NHS Numbers – the backbone of the NHS NHS Numbers are the best. They are numbers that follow you through […]

The NHS-R Conference 2019

We really enjoyed our second ever NHS-R conference in Birmingham, which was attended by about 300 delegates. We tried to […]

NHS-R Community datasets package released

This post briefly introduces an R package created for the NHS-R Community to help us learn and teach R. Firstly, […]

How R changed me as an analyst

I suspect there are many blogs about R and why it’s so great: It’s free! It’s open source! There’s a […]

Dygraphs

Dygraphs for mortality surveillance I recently presented some of the mortality surveillance charts we use to @RLadiesLondon (a very welcoming group!) and […]

Exact Matching in R

Exact matching in R: a case study of the health and care costs associated with living alone, using linked data […]