Thursday, 28, May, 2020
Common Mental Disorders – code available
In the interests of transparency and the sharing of work, the code for my recent project on common mental disorders and associated comorbidities is now available on GitHub. The project is still...
New publication – High-cost users of the NHS
A piece of work I was heavily involved in with colleagues at the Health Foundation has recently been published. You can have a look at the summary and download a pdf here:...
High Cost Users of the NHS – code available
In the interests of transparency and the sharing of work, the code for my recent project with The Health Foundation is now available on GitHub: https://github.com/HFAnalyticsLab/High_cost_users Most of the...
Evaluation of integrated care in Tower Hamlets
Recently, my research on integrated care in Tower Hamlets with The Health Foundation was published in BMJ Open. The results are summarised in the diagram (you can click on the image to...
BME representation amongst the new UK MEPs
Click on the image to make it bigger. As with my previous post looking into gender equality amongst the new set of UK MEPs, I thought it might be...
Gender equality in the new UK MEPs
Click the image to make it bigger. There has often been discussion of the problem of gender equality in the halls of power, both in Westminster and in the EU. Political parties increasingly put in...
Brexit: a slow-motion wrecking ball
I last posted on this topic just before the referendum (you can read that post here). Since then, the 'leave' result has been enacted by Parliament - triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty...
On the EU referendum debate
On 23rd June, the British people will vote in a historic referendum on whether they want the UK to remain a part of the European Union (EU) or leave it. As the referendum approaches,...
Open source software for data scientists
If your organisation doesn't buy it for you, analytical software can be very expensive. One way to get around this is to use open source software. This post provides an overview of the benefits...
Correct interpretation of a p-value in a simple null-hypothesis t-test
One of the central tools used in statistical analysis is hypothesis testing using 'p-values'. For the purposes of this post, we are going to use a simple 't-test' of the difference in means between...
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