Filipe Santos


Improvement analytics unit (IAU)

Organisation: NHS England


Filipe is an analyst for the Improvement Analytics Unit and works for NHS England.

He works on the preparation and analysis of routine data sets to support the quantitative evaluation of local change initiatives. He has also been focused on a methodology to identify residents of care homes residents from national NHS data sets.

Filipe is a NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme alumni in Health Informatics. Between 2013 and 2015 Filipe worked in a number of analytics projects across organisations such as East Kent Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, NHS England London Regional team and Community Services in Surrey with Virgin Care.

Filipe completed an MSc in Health Informatics at University College London and the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from the Open University. He also has an MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the New University of Lisbon, Portugal. 

Latest articles


Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for?

Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe, Sutton, Wakefield and Notti...


The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Wakefield

Evaluating the early effects on hospital use from the first phase of an enhanced support initiative for older people living i...


Not just about the numbers: the power of data to drive change

Using insight from novel data analysis has the potential to maximise the impact of improvement programmes. Here, Filipe Santo...

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