NHS-R Solutions co-funded by NHSx

As part of NHS-R Community's aim to support the learning, application and exploitation pf R in the NHS, NHS-R together with NHSx provides funding to 'Solutions'.

Solutions are R packages or training that have been proposed or identified, that will help the NHS to take advantage of the huge benefits of R.

We aim to provide funding (typically < 10K per project) for data science related technical solution using open source platform such as R, Python (+ other open-source tools) in health and social care.

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Work in Progress Placehold for Expanding the phsmethods R Package

Expanding the phsmethods R Package

The phsmethods package has been developed to assist analysts in Public Health Scotland (PHS) with common analytical tasks. The benefits of this package are reducing duplication of

Complete Placehold for FunnelPlotR


Funnel plots have various methods depending on the data type, and the process for statistical adjustments are complicated to the lay-user.

Work in Progress Placehold for Shiny EndomineR

Shiny EndomineR

EndomineR is itself a highly useful piece of software for clinical use, the Shiny interface being developed would allow non

Active Placehold for Shiny Training

Shiny Training

Introduction to Shiny courses for NHS and Public Sector

Cancelled Placehold for NHSDataDictionaRy


The NHS Data Dictionary is a package that does web scraping of a number of key NHS data dictionary lookups to have

How to Apply

If you or your team are developing a package in R or a have a Solution you think NHS-R should consider, please complete the proforma and send this to nhs.rcommunity@nhs.net. If you have any questions about NHS-R Solutions or would like advice on submitting a proposal, please contact: nhs.rcommunity@nhs.net.

All NHS-R solutions are required to be released under an open source licence. Please see this Blog for further information about Software licensing.

All applications are considered by the NHS-R Technical Advisory Group and requestee will be informed as soon as an approval decision has been made. If your proposal is accepted, you will be expected to participate in dissemination activities during your work on creating your NHS-R/X Solution: