How can I access health data?
Our Health Data Access Tool Kit will help you understand how to access routinely collected NHS data. We also outline the work that we are doing with data providers and other key stakeholders to promote the implementation of simple and efficient regulation.
Health Data Access Tool Kit
The Health Data Access Tool Kit will help you understand how to gain access to routinely collected NHS data. The Tool Kit signposts the approvals required, and explores the issues that need to be considered and addressed within a successful application.
Working in partnership
- Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) to create appropriate infrastructure and increase the use of health data to enable research and innovation for patient benefit. Visit the HDR UK Gateway to discover and request access to health data.
- Research Advisory Group (RAG), hosted by NHS Digital - we and others in the research community, are working with NHS Digital to help them improve their data and data services.
- NHS-Higher Education Information Governance Working Group - aims to ensure a mutual understanding of the research and education community in NHS information governance; and a forum for Information Governance professionals.
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