Mr Anthony Paget
Associate Professor
Telephone: (01792) 602874
Room: Cellular Office - 105
First Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus


  1. Hand held devices: making a difference in health care. Hospital Healthcare Europe 2
  2. New IT systems will bring the NHS into 21st century. Nursing Times
  3. Onward and upward – eHealth and nurse education in Wales. Information in Nursing (IN) Forum Newsletter February 2009
  4. Using home telehealth empower patients to monitor and manage chronic conditions.. Nursing Times 106(45)
  5. The Map of Medicine and student nurses’. International Journal of Care Pathways 15(3), 55-64.


  • PMIM01 Scientific Computing and Healthcare

    The module aims to raise the awareness of students about scientific computing in the field of health data science. It focuses on basic software development workflows, tools, and skills that health data scientists most often employ. Students will also learn about the professional context within which health data scientists operate. Module leader is Dan Thayer

  • PMIM101 Health Informatics in Context

    In this module, students will study the skills required by the professional health informatician with an introduction to information governance, including privacy and the maintenance of confidentiality, data security, legislation, ethical considerations, and current UK and global eHealth strategies. Students will also begin to develop their academic skills in literature searching, the critical evaluation of research literature and reflective practice.

  • PMIM201 Communications and Coding

    In this module, students will learn about communication and communication systems. This will include a study of electronic health records and clinical coding systems. Academic skills are developed and enhanced by an introduction to qualitative research methods.

  • PMIM301 Using Secondary Health Data

    Students will study data quality and management, secondary uses of clinical data, service improvement and clinical audit. Academic skills are developed and enhanced by an introduction to quantitative research methodologies. Students will be introduced to statistical software such as SPSS.

  • PMIM401 Systems and Technologies

    In this module, students will study the information systems & technologies used in health informatics projects and their implementation. These include: networks; the Internet; integrated communications; mobile communications; health information systems. Academic skills are further developed by studying how systematic reviews of literature are undertaken.

  • PMIM402 Machine Learning in Healthcare

    Data scientists working in healthcare are called to deal with problems involving classification and pattern recognition. The objective of this module is to provide the essential theory and practical aspects of widely used machine learning software. This is a core/compulsory module of 20 credits. Module leader is Arron Lacey

  • PMIM501 Knowledge Management

    In this module, students will study knowledge management in health care environments. The themes covered will include: clinical decision-making; decision support systems; workflow management; web site design. Students will study experimental research designs.

  • PMIM502 Health Data Visualisation

    Health data scientists often have to present their findings to a non-academic/expert audience. The objective of this module is to enable students to choose and produce appropriate visualisations of health related data using a range of media. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 20 Masters level credits. Module leader is Dr Richard Fry.

  • PMIM601 Undertaking Health Informatics Research

    In this module, students will develop their research skills by learning how to write a research proposal and prepare for the research dissertation.

  • PMIM701 Health Informatics Research Dissertation

    This module builds on the knowledge and skills developed in part one of the course. Students will work independently in order to critically explore and add to the evidence base for a topic of relevance to health informatics.

  • PMIM702 Health Data Dissertation

    This module builds on the knowledge and skills of modules PMIM302 and PMIM602 and are pre-requisites. Students will work independently with a large scale linked data set, developing and answering a specific research question. This is a core / compulsory module and worth 60 Masters level credits. The module co-ordinator is Dr Joanne Demmler.

  • PMIM703 Project Management Dissertation

    In this module students use work based learning and experience in the construction of a work based portfolio, which will reflect on the leadership of a health informatics project.

  • SHTM40 Transferred in Credits



  • A Study Of The Introduction Of Electronic Health Records Into Pre-Hospital Critical Care Transfer And Retrieval Medicine (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Dr Melanie Healy
    Other supervisor: Mr Anthony Paget