Promoting the use of R in the NHS

Author: Z Turner

About Z Turner

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

I am a Senior Information Analyst working in Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, a mental health and general health secondary provider. I've been using R for only a couple of years as my main language is SQL.

NHS-R Community Conference II

My journey to work takes me about an hour and a half, and I catch a couple of buses with […]

NHS Number Validation

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

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 […]

Count of working days function

It’s at this time of year I need to renew my season ticket and I usually get one for the […]

Format ONS spreadsheet

Background A Public Health consultant colleague Ian Bowns (@IantheBee) created a report to monitor mortality within the Trust and he […]

But this worked the last time I ran it!

A common scenario: you are new to a programming language, chuffed that you’ve done a few bits and progressing well. […]

NHS-R Conference: was it worth it?

This blog was written by Zoe Turner, Senior Information Analyst at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Soon after I started […]