The Midlands Decision Support Network brings together integrated intelligence functions from across our region to share great practice, exchange knowledge and collaborate with one another.

Together, our network is helping health and care leaders in Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) to make better, evidence-informed decisions drawing on high-quality analysis and evaluation

Please see our work programme for 22/23 here

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Upcoming training & events


3rd-14th October 2022, overview and programme

Introduction to Data Science

Eight sessions - 9.30am to 1.00pm. Dates: 05/09/22, 12/09/22, 19/09/22, 26/09/22, 03/10/22, 10/10/22, 17/10/22, 24/10/22

‘Thinking Tools’: a one-day training workshop

One day Workshop: Dates available 06/09/2022 and 07/11/2022

Outpatient Classification

This report details the development of a set of rules that categorise outpatient attendances according to their function. It also examines the types of questions the new classifications can help to address.

A new resource for classifying outpatient activity