Senior Healthcare Analyst

Midlands Analyst Network Lead Strategy Unit


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Twitter: @strategy_unit, @Midlandsdsn

Rachel Caswell

Community Member


Rachel’s main passion is the networking and development of other analysts. Drawing on her own analytical expertise, Rachel is currently the Training and Development Operational Lead for the Midlands Decision Support Network. She also leads the development of Midlands Analyst Network. The Network has 900 members and continues to grow. It provides a space for analysts to share information, ideas and resources – as well as seek advice and guidance from one another.

Rachel is a skilled analyst, communicator and trainer. She has particular expertise in public health and has led numerous analytical assignments for a range of public and third sector organisations. Rachel’s key skill areas are:

  • Evaluation and impact assessment
  • Event Management and facilitation
  • Learning and development

Rachel has over 20 years’ analytical, project management and leadership experience in NHS and local government organisations. She has a masters degree in Public Health, and many of her roles have had a public health intelligence focus. In addition to leading training and development at the Midlands Decision Support Network, Rachel’s recent work includes:

  • A strategic review to improve data collection and use in relation to homelessness.
  • Planning and delivery of the annual Insight festival, which brings together academics, leaders and analysts.
  • Supporting the roll-out of the New Hospital Programme demand model

Additional HDR Midlands Team Members

Firoza Davies

Patient & Public Representative
East Midlands

Mr Colin Monckton

Director of Performance and Information
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Kathie McPeake

Macmillan Living with Cancer Programme Manager
NHS Lincolnshire Integrated Care Board

Kelly Dixon

Senior Data Analyst – Cancer Services
NHS Lincolnshire Integrated Care Board & United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust