The paper discusses the role of actuaries within the NHS. Actuaries have applied the concept of Geographic Information Systems to health data on patient traffic flows, transportation studies and specialty specific information on NHS providers (such as hospitals, ambulance stations and GP practices). Actuaries have been working with NHS Trusts to generate private patient income. Actuarial modelling developments, as part of a multi-disciplinary approach, have been used to interpret health data and to assist wit…
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