6 great places to find data on health in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Where do you find data to put your story into context – or give you ideas for stories in the first place? Here are some of the places that come in handy for understanding health in England and the UK … Continue reading

LIVEBLOG: BBC Fusion Data Day 2013 #bbcdataday

We’ll be liveblogging from the BBC’s ‘Fusion Data Day’ from 10-3 today, embedded below and on Twitter @helpmeinvestig8

AUDIO: Health journalists speak at NUJ Reporting Health event

Last night Help Me Investigate attended the NUJ’s event on reporting the new health system. Panelists John Lister (Coventry University), Shaun Lintern (Health Service Journal) and Branwen Jeffreys (BBC) spoke in turn about how the new health system is structured … Continue reading

Savile extracted

On Friday the BBC released documents from The Pollard Report into the Savile inquiry. These were published as scanned PDFs, making it impossible to search text or count mentions of particular terms. We’ve used document extraction service DocumentC…

Two visions of NHS restructuring

From the Department of Health:

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The 21% of torchbearer places that were allocated outside of public campaigns: 8,000 Holes Part 4

In the fourth part of a serialisation of Help Me Investigate’s first ebook – 8,000 Holes: How the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay Lost its Way we look at what happened to the thousands of torchbearer places that were allocated outside of public … Continue reading