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We help healthcare providers make sense of their data with secure and cost-effective solutions.

Our Expertise in Healthcare

Data is revolutionising UK Healthcare; it’s reshaping its very core. From revolutionising clinical outcomes to seamlessly enhancing the patient journey, the power of data and analytics is unparalleled.

It’s not just about improving efficiencies; it’s about improving and saving lives.

In this era of digital transformation, healthcare providers are at a crossroads. While many embrace this change, the journey isn’t always straightforward. Disparities in data approaches can hinder progress, leaving potential untapped.

That’s where Simpson Associates steps in. As a premier NHS and UK Healthcare data transformation and Managed Services consultancy, we’re dedicated to kickstarting your data journey. With our expertise, we bridge the gap, transforming data into actionable insights that drive profound change. Together, we’re not just transforming operations; we’re revolutionising healthcare outcomes, one insight at a time.

“Engaging with Simpson Associates to carry out a Data Analytics Solution Assessment laid the foundation towards a business case for St Andrew’s Data Modernisation journey – a key objective of which is to increase capability to complete prescriptive & predictive analytics, with the ultimate goal of achieving a significant step change to the care of our patients.”

Murtz Daud
Chief Data Officer, St Andrew’s Healthcare

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Sector Specific Data

  • £233.1b Was spent on Government-financed healthcare 83.0% of total healthcare spending
  • £4,188 Was the average healthcare spend per person.
  • 77% Of organisations are still grappling with legacy tech
  • 15weeks The average wait time for treatment

Challenges and Solutions in Healthcare

We understand the unique nature of each challenge and customise our solutions accordingly. Our flexibility guarantees that we adapt alongside your evolving needs. Trust us to unleash the potential of your data, making it easier than ever to deliver data driven services.

Despite technology advancements, many sectors of UK healthcare providers still rely on outdated legacy technology, hindering progress and efficiency. How can Healthcare transform its data processes?

Healthcare providers can transform their data process with a multi- pronged approach. Including: Migrating legacy systems to modern cloud platforms. These platforms offer improved security, scalability, and integration capabilities. Talk the same language with interoperability solutions. Transform your healthcare journey.

Many NHS services are controlled by the NHS Central Azure Tenancy making data accessibility and interoperability a big challenge.

As a Microsoft Partner we encourage collaboration and partnerships between healthcare providers, IT vendors, and regulatory bodies to promote interoperability initiatives and solutions that facilitate seamless data sharing and exchange between disparate systems.

Solutions & Services

We offer a range of solutions and services that have been created with Healthcare in mind.

  • Solutions

  • Technologies

Power BI for UK Healthcare and the NHS

Turn raw data into actionable insights with Microsoft Power BI, the leading visualisation tool. Improve decision making to transform healthcare outcomes and operations. Regardless of where you are on your Power BI journey, we can help! We build executive dashboards and performance metrics that can be used to transform patient care, and drive data-driven decisions.

See your NHS or healthcare data come alive with intuitive visualisations.

Data Warehousing and Migrating Legacy Systems

Accessing critical patient and operational data can be a challenge due to infrastructure issues, especially if you are using systems that have been under-invested or are old and patched.

Our strength is helping NHS trusts with their mission critical data and under- invested warehouses before they fall over.

We will partner with you to design and implement a modern data warehousing solution to consolidate and organise your healthcare data. We’ll seamlessly migrates your data from outdated systems to secure and efficient platform for improved data accessibility, enhanced data security to streamline your operations.

Trusted Research Environment (TRE)

Breakthroughs in healthcare depend on secure access to rich data. Our Trusted Research Environment (TRE) empowers approved researchers from trusted organisations with secure and timely access to health and care data. Within the TRE, researchers gain access to their pre-approved data, aligning with their Data Sharing Agreements.

This collaborative platform enables doctors, researchers, and healthcare professionals to seamlessly collaborate, connect data, share code, and exchange results within their research projects. Moreover, you can confidently access data sets that have been specifically approved under their unique Data Sharing Agreements.

AI Assessment

Are you unsure how AI can truly benefit your NHS trust and improve patient care?

Maximise AI potential with Simpson Associates’ AI Assessment. Our comprehensive evaluation goes beyond hype to uncover how AI can enhance efficiency, optimise operations, and elevate patient outcomes. Whether starting your AI journey or scaling projects, our assessment offers expert guidance for success.

We create a clear roadmap for implementing and scaling your AI initiatives within the NHS framework, ensuring compliance and effective integration with existing systems. We’ll help you leverage AI to achieve tangible results and improve care delivery for your patients.

Microsoft Fabric 5 Day Proof of Concept

Streamline care delivery and empower your NHS Trust with the Microsoft Fabric Proof of Concept (PoC).

Experience the unrivalled potential of Microsoft Fabric first-hand with our comprehensive 5-day Proof of Concept, allowing your NHS Trust experience Fabric’s transformative potential firsthand. Providing you with a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Fabric’s features, capabilities, and benefits. Plus, it will allow you to explore relevant use cases that can be delivered by this innovative solution with ease!

It’s a low-risk, high-reward opportunity to explore how Fabric can address your specific challenges and unlock a new era of efficient care delivery.

Modern Data Analytics Assessment

Feeling overwhelmed by the complexities of cloud data services?  The Modern Data Analytics Assessment from Simpson Associates is designed specifically for NHS and healthcare organisations like yours. Whether you’re just starting your data journey, stuck with a legacy data warehouse, or not maximizing your existing cloud platform, this assessment is your perfect first step.

Our proven “Understand-Educate-Define” methodology helps us gain a deep understanding of your data landscape, current challenges, and strategic goals. We use a series of workshops to analyse your data maturity, existing skills, and business needs to paint a clear picture of your current state.

Through education sessions, we’ll explore the possibilities of Microsoft Azure Data Services and how they can support your specific use cases.  This empowers you to make informed decisions about cloud adoption. Finally, we’ll define your future data platform roadmap, including the required tools, adoption plan, skills gap analysis, and potential extensions for advanced analytics like AI and IoT.

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure gives access to a wide array of tools and technologies designed to handle data storage, processing, analytics, and visualisation efficiently.

Its scalability allows businesses to seamlessly accommodate growing data volumes while maintaining performance and reliability. Azure’s integration with other Microsoft products fosters seamless workflows and collaboration.

Microsoft Power BI

Power BI provides intuitive data visualisation, analysis, and reporting. Its user-friendly interface allows you to easily interpret data and communicate insights with a range of different stakeholders.

Power BI’s seamless integration with various data sources, empowers you to consolidate and analyse data from diverse sources giving you clear actionable insights.

Microsoft Fabric

Fabric is a complete analytics platform that can revolutionise the way your team works with data. It brings everyone together on a single AI capable platform built for the future.

By centralising data operations, it enhances transparency and accountability, empowering local authorities to deliver improved services and address community needs effectively.


Databricks offers local authorities a powerful solution for data projects, enabling efficient data processing, analytics, and machine learning. Its collaborative platform fosters teamwork and knowledge sharing among government departments.

With Databricks’ scalable infrastructure and advanced analytics capabilities, you can derive valuable insights to enhance services and decision-making, promoting efficiency and transparency.

Let’s harness your data to transform your organisation.

Do you have a similar problem or challenge? We’re not just a service provider; we’re your partner in transforming your organisations data for good. If you’re not sure if we’re the right fit, check out our values.

How can we help you?

Let’s discuss how we can transform your disconnected data into actionable insights for better outcomes.

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