Datasources for reuse
This package has been created to help NHS, Public Health and related
analysts/data scientists learn to use
R. It contains several free
datasets (just one at the moment), help files explaining their
vignette examples of their use. We encourage
contributions to the package, both to expand the set of training
material, but also as development for newer
R/github users as a first
contribution. Please add relevant free, open source data sets that you
think may benefit the NHS R-community.
This packages is not yet submitted to CRAN, but can be installed from
source, via this Github repository. You will need
(https://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/Rtools/) installed to build
the package, and the
Please contribute to this repository, and please cite it when you use it in training or publications.
To contribute, please:
- Fork the repository.
- Add your dataset in the
- Please add a minimal
Rfunction to act as a help file. You can use the
LOS_modelas a guide.
- Consider adding a
vignettedemonstrating how the data has been used previously.
- Create a pull request, detailing your additions, and we will review it before merging.
When contributing a dataset, the contributor certifies that:
- They are the data owner, or are authorised to republish the dataset in question.
- The dataset does not contain real patient-level data.
- Where based on patient data, the contributor takes full responsibility for sharing the data and certifies that. it is has been processed, anonymised, aggregated or otherwise protected in accordance with all legal requirements under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), or other relevant legislation.
Please note that the ‘NHSRdatasets’ project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.