Useful data analytics publications and resources Publications, briefings and blogs from our data analytics team.


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Strengthening social care analytics during the pandemic and beyond

5 May 2020

Adam Steventon, Sarah Deeny and Ellen Coughlan explore how we can support better data analytics for...

Newsletter blog

How better health and care data can support the fight against COVID-19

30 April 2020
Newsletter blog

Data is telling a horrifying story about the toll that the pandemic is taking. It’s also playing a...


Untapped potential: Investing in health and care data analytics

May 2019

More investment is needed in skilled analysts to unlock the full potential of NHS data to benefit...

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Integrated care programmes: We need to think long term when implementing and evaluating complex change

Newsletter blog
29 September 2020

The IAU’s latest evaluation of an integrated care programme in Nottinghamshire measured progress over six years, showing potential to reduce hospital use over the longer-term.

The long-term impacts of new care models on hospital use

September 2020

The briefing examines the impact of Mid-Nottinghamshire's Integrated Care Transformation Programme initiatives on hospital use.

Government must publish evidence that the contact tracing app works and will not fail those most at risk of COVID-19

Press release
23 September 2020

The Health Foundation says that there must be greater transparency around the development of the NHS contact tracing app.

Ten innovative projects selected to be part of programme to improve analytical capability in health and care services

17 September 2020

This programme aims to improve analytical capability in support of health and care services.

Moving beyond bean counting


This project is aiming to improve analytical capabilities within health visiting, with a focus on data around missing children. Through national scoping and a pilot at the trust, this project will pro...

An open-source suite to enable and advance analyst engagement in Population Health Management

Improvement project

This project aims to help NHS organisations be self-sufficient when it comes to exploring components of Population Health Management such as population segmentation and risk stratification. Will produ...

AuguR: a scalable open-source interactive cancer analytics web application for routinely collected data


This project is aiming to embed data science into clinical care and hospital management. Will build on an existing web application to provide health care professionals and hospital managers with inter...

Modelling the quality and availability of regulated health and social care services using geospatial-visualisation


Project that is aiming to improve understanding of the quality and availability of health and social care service provision in Northern Ireland, to help inform commissioners, service providers and the...

Application of machine learning in recognising and treating asthma


This project will use an automated process to identify patients with asthma and who are receiving substandard care. Involves the development of an artificial intelligence algorithm support tool that w...

Predicting inpatient flow and improving experiences with machine learning algorithms


Project aiming to accurately forecast length of stay of inpatients at the trust and to predict patient flow. Using machine learning, a digital dashboard will be developed to allow clinicians to see wh...

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