At The DataLab we get many people contacting us every month asking us when OpenPrescribing will be available in their country. In this blog we are outlining OpenPrescribing.yourcountry where we give you the information that you can use locally to build a case for OpenPrescribing in your country and obtain funding to support development. We […]
Most people share their end of year roundup during late December when everyone is too full of cake to read. Now you’re back in the saddle, here’s our roundup of everything the DataLab threw out into the world over the previous 12 months! OpenPrescribing OpenPrescribing.net went from strength to strength, with over 135,000 unique users […]
A guest blog from Calum Polwart (Twitter @ShinyBlackShoe) At the DataLab we value openness and transparency as we believe open discussion of ideas and methods are the key ingredients for high quality data analysis. We think it is unhelpful that so much NHS data analysis is outsourced, or done behind closed doors, as this prevents […]
This blog describes some of the technical background about how the NHS is set up in terms of organisational data, and describes our plan for dealing with the ever evolving formations within the NHS, including primary care networks (PCNs).
This week we have launched a new email alerting service that covers all of NHS England. To sign up, just go to the All England page and enter your email address in the box beside the measures categories (see screenshot below).
We think it is unhelpful that so much NHS data analysis is outsourced, or done behind closed doors. This blog sets out the steps we take with OpenPrescribing.net to ensure all our analysis and methodology is freely available for inspection, review, and importantly re-use, by anyone.