Driving R adoption in an NHS information service, barriers and solutions

Summary of our use and adoption of R, and how this might help other organisations.

SQL Server Database connections in R

Getting data into R One of the things I found most difficult when learning R was getting data from our SQL Servers into R to analyse. It is easy to load csv files, or pull example datasets from packages, but a little more knowledge is required to connect to external databases. I think this is a common problem for my NHS colleagues when learning R and probably for others too.

Introduction to Funnel Plots

An introduction to funnel plots, and using the CMFunnels package