Whilst sneezing and coughing on a relatively cool evening, I decided to explore seasonal allergic rhinitis (hayfever) prescribing data. The far off aim is to build a model using pollen count data and the prescribing data. In this ongoing process, I have faced multiple challenges.
“The English prescribing dataset contains detailed information on prescriptions issued in England that have been dispensed in England, Wales, Scotland, Guernsey, Alderney, Jersey, and the Isle of Man.” — NHSBSA
In the first posts of a two-part series, I describe the methods used to exctract data from the CKAN API using
In the second posts of this two-part series, I aim to increase time efficiency of my data exctact, to explore the data, and to connect to a remote server in preparation for computationally expensive tasks.