Foundation Course: Health intelligence for everyday practice - Jan 2018


Foundation Course: Health intelligence for everyday practice - Jan 2018


Starting 23 January 2018 00:00 through to 23 January 2018 23:59

The Foundation Course is a free one-day course offerred by PHE to aid users of data and intelligence to gain a greater understanding of how it can be used in practice. If you are interested in hearing more about the Foundation Course please contact 

There are three main aims:
•To improve understanding and interpretation of health intelligence through practical examples.
•To aid effective commissioning and needs assessment.
•To provide hands-on training of the PHE CKO Fingertips based tools

You will learn to:
•Learn what health intelligence is and how it can be used in commissioning.
•Define and understand your target population.
•Use data to assess need.
•Understand health inequalities.
•Interpret health profiles and data and information from the ‘Fingertips’ set of tools.

Who will benefit
•Anyone involved directly with the commissioning cycle.
•Local Authorities
•Third sector partners.
•New Public Health Analysts who have no previous knowledge of public health issues.
•Health Improvement Analysts, Managers, Facilitators.
•The wider CCG workforce who need to understand how health intelligence can inform decision making.




Cambridge Institute of Public Health
Robinson Way
United Kingdom