David Henderson

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Dr David Henderson

Research Fellow


I am a research fellow based at Edinburgh Napier University and affiliated to the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research. I use R to wrangle and analyse large administrative datasets to help inform policy and practice in health and social care. My background is in clinical nursing having worked in Acute Medical Admissions and Medical High Dependency at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. I also worked part-time at NHS24 as a Nurse Practitioner during my PhD studies.



Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • CMO/CNO Data and Analytics Steering Group for Care Homes and Social Care


Conference Activity

  • International Population Data Linkage Conference 2020
  • Association between receipt of social care and multimorbidity: evidence from a population-sized cohort in Scotland


Membership of Professional Body

  • Nursing & Midwifery Council