Have your say on data research

Have your say on using data in research

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  1. How do I know my anonymous data has saved lives?


    How do I know my anonymous data has saved lives? Lorem Ipsum

    23 Feb 2023 15:29 February
  2. How do I know my data will be truly anonymous?


    How do I know that my data will be truly anonymous and that my personal and health details can't been seen by people I don't know?

    23 Feb 2023 16:00 February
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CDR - Using data for your research

Using data in your research

The Health Data Research Innovation Gateway is quite literally your entry point to discover and request access to UK health datasets for vital research, helping to enable discoveries that improve health and save lives.

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How does data help researchers?

How does your data help new breakthroughs in healthcare?

Data is vital to our treatment and care as a patient. Accurate, up to date and relevant data is also vital for clinical research. All of the drugs, treatments and medical technology we rely on in the NHS today are only available because information from people just like you was used for clinical research.

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