Promoting the use of R in the NHS

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Using {sf} to calculate catchment areas

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

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 […]

A thank you note to NHS-R Community

By Zoë Turner, Senior Information Analyst (Clinical Development Unit) The less said about 2020 the better, but I want to […]

Hexitime is shortlisted as a finalist for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021

Hexitime has been shortlisted for Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS at the HSJ Partnership Awards […]

NHS-R Community Conference – organisers’ perspective

WoW – that’s the best description we can come up with for our third NHS-R Conference 2020 which took place […]

NHS-R Community Conference 2020

Originally appeared on: https://johnmackintosh.net/blog/2020-11-23-nhsrcommunity3 The 3rd NHS-R Community Conference wrapped up a week ago last Friday, and was a hugely […]

NHS-R 2020 Week Long Conference – so much great content, so little time to catch it all…

Originally appeared on: https://hutsons-hacks.info/nhs-r-2020-annual-conference and https://www.r-bloggers.com/2020/11/nhs-r-2020-week-long-conference/. The NHS-R conference concluded, and I am emotional that it has ended. There were […]

NHSr – Rguably the Best Conference in the World

The 2020 vintage was my first time at an NHSr Community event, and boy was it impressive. Being the year […]

We need you: share your COVID-19 work on NHSE/I’s regular mini-huddle series

COVID-19 has placed the value of data and analytics at the fore. This has meant an unprecedented focus on the […]

NHSRdatasets meets runcharter

This post was originally published on johnmackintosh.com but has kindly been re-posted to the NHS-R community blog. Background The NHSRdatasets package made […]

How NHS-R Community do The Apprentice…

By Zoe Turner One of the tasks on the Apprentice a number of years ago was for the contestants to […]

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 […]

Exact Matching in R

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

Moving on with the plan…And using R to do it! My personal experience…

When Mohammed asked if I would be interested in doing a blog on how “we”, Information and Analytics in NHS […]

Using R to track NHS winter pressures

Every Thursday during winter, roughly from December to March, NHS Digital releases a week’s worth of hospital performance data, known as […]

A simple function to create nice correlation plots

The problem I was working with a dataset where I wanted to assess the correlation of different variables in R. […]

Local Public Health joins the paRty

Having recently attended an R meetup in Birmingham, hearing of various user groups and hackathons that take place around certain […]

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 […]

NHS open source public datasets – creating realistic synthetic datasets

This blog is an initial attempt to garner interest in a project to create NHS synthetic datasets in a range […]