Daniel is the head of the Health Intelligence team within the West Midlands Commissioning Support Unit.
His areas of interest are public health statistics, health outcome measures, clinical and quality indicators and their use in informing healthcare commissioning and policy.
Daniel began his career working in public health information in Health Authorities in London, After two years as the Public Health statistician for the NHS South East Regional Office, Daniel joined the National Centre for Health Outcomes Development at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. There he was responsible for mortality and cancer indicators published in the national Compendium of Clinical and Health Indicators.
More recently Daniel has worked for the NHS Information Centre where he continued to work on the Compendium and also produced mortality analyses for the National Diabetes Audit and worked with NICE on the development of NHS Commissioning Outcome Framework Indicators.
Daniel has also worked as a technical consultant on a number of projects for the Department of Health, the Association of Public Health Observatories, the British Medical Journal and the Cypriot Ministry of Health.
Eayres, D., 2008, APHO Technical Briefing 3 – Commonly used public health statistics and their confidence intervals [online]., York: Association of Public Health Observatories, Available from http://www.apho.org.uk/resource/item.aspx?RID=48457 [Accessed 8th December 2011].
Lakhani, A., Coles, J., Eayres, D. et al, (2005), Creative use of existing clinical and health outcomes data to assess NHS performance in England: Part 2—more challenging aspects of monitoring., BMJ, 330: 1486-1492
Lakhani, A., Coles, J., Eayres, D. et al, (2005), Creative use of existing clinical and health outcomes data to assess NHS performance in England: Part 1—performance indicators closely linked to clinical care., BMJ, 330: 1426-1431
Williams, E.S., Dinsdale, H., Eayres, D., Tahzib, F., (2004), The impact of nursing home deaths on life expectancy calculations in small areas., Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58: 958-962
Eayres, D., Williams, E.S., (2004), Evaluation of methodologies for small area life expectancy estimation., Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 58:243-249.