Senior Lead, Making Data Count

NHS England


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Karen Hayllar

Community Member


Karen has worked for the NHS for over 25 years in a number of roles. She is a statistician and programmer by training.

For the last 7 years Karen has been part of the Making Data Count Team. She is passionate about engaging staff with data to help them understand it, plot it and then use it to make better decisions.  Together the MDC team have run more than 200 sessions with Trust boards as well as training over 30 000 NHS staff at all levels in the use and benefits of Statistical Process Control.

She has also designed and developed tools to help front line staff understand their systems and analyse their data in a range of contexts.

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