What we do

Our mission is to unite the UK’s health and care data to enable discoveries that improve people’s lives. We do this by uniting, improving and using health and care data as one national institute.

Our vision is that every health interaction and research endeavour will be enhanced by access to large scale data and advanced analytics.

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Who we are

We are an independent, charity organisation supported by 9 funders, with work based at 31 locations across the UK. At Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), our work spans across academia, healthcare, industry, and charities, as well as patients and the public.

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We are a registered charity No. 1194431, funded by UK Research and Innovation, the Department of Health and Social Care in England and equivalents in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland, and leading medical research charities.


Support for Ukraine

We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, especially those members of the healthcare and research professions.

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