Office for National Statistics (ONS) launches new data strategy Fiona James, Chief Data Officer and Director, Data Growth and Operations…Read more on Future-proofing our most valuable commodity
Health data is a key part of the ONS’ work and an important part of this is our use of NHS data, which allows us to build an increasingly insightful understanding of the nation’s health. As the NHS marks its 75th anniversary, Jonny Tinsley looks at this long-standing relationship of NHS data linkage and discusses future work in this crucial area.Read more on Celebrating 75 years of the NHS and a history of ONS collaboration
Population and migration statistics underpin decisions and policies right across our society and economy, at national and local levels, as…Read more on New Data: Transforming how we count the population
In this episode of Statistically Speaking we shine the spotlight on local data and look at how good statistics for small areas make for better targeted policy interventions, and more effective use of valuable public resources.Read more on Local Data for Local People: How new data sources are helping to calibrate communities
Today ONS has released topic summary data for health, disability and unpaid care. This data has been age standardised, but what does this mean and why have we done it? Helen Colvin, Head of Census Health and Disability Analysis explains more.Read more on Age standardising data: What does this mean and why does it matter?