Centre for Healthcare Modelling and Informatics

Who are we?

The Centre for Healthcare Modelling and Informatics (formerly known as the Healthcare Computing Group) is based in the School of Computing (SoC) at the University of Portsmouth.

We are a group of academics, research fellows, research students and administrators.

Members of the Group

What do we do?

We do research and knowledge transfer in health informatics. We are the foremost academic health informatics group in our region (south coast of England).

Mission of the Group

Powerpoint presentation summarising the work of the group

Current areas of research focus

PhD students

How to apply for a PhD in the group

please mention the name of one of the group's academic staff in your application so that when it arrives in the University it is directed to the appropriate department

What is SIHI?

SIHI is the Southern Institute for Health Informatics - an informal grouping of organisations who are working in the field of health informatics in the south of England. Our "region" spans the south coast running roughly from Poole in Dorset to Hastings in East Sussex. It arranges an annual conference held in Portsmouth.

What is health informatics?

Health informatics is the application of computer science and information technology to healthcare.



Clinical outcome modelling

Digital wellbeing

Virtual Interactions and Applications (VIA)

Applied health informatics


Recent publications by members of CHMI


November 2018 Advertising a PhD studentship in Clinical Outcome Modelling
October 2018 Official start date of the FOBS (Frequency of observations) project
September 2018 Caroline Kovacs and Hassan Zaidi appointed as Senior Research Associates
May 2018 Oliver Redfern moved to University of Oxford
December 2017 Advertising a PhD studentship in "Healthy Data: improving data integrity for health information"
September 2017 Hassan Zaidi starts his PhD studies
June 2017 Eighth "Healthy Computing" workshop
March 2017 Jose Garcia appointed as KTP Associate on the KTP with Xim Ltd
January 2017 Blog post about our KTP with Xim Ltd
December 2016

Another two PhD opportunities advertised:

November 2016 David Prytherch appointed as Professor
October 2016 Awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Xim Ltd
July 2016 Simarjot Dahella appointed as Senior Research Associate on the HAVEN project
June 2016 Seventh "Healthy Computing" workshop
May 2016 SIHI 2016 conference
March 2016 Oliver Redfern appointed as Research Fellow

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