Welcome to Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) - we are the UK's national institute for health data science. We are uniting the UK’s health data to enable discoveries that improve people’s lives. Our vision is that every health and care interaction and research endeavour will be enhanced by access to large scale data and advanced analytics.
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.
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.
Our strategy sets out every location and team, and outlines how they are working together for the collective effort.
Our funders recognise the pivotal contribution of health data science towards achieving transformative health benefits.
Through partnership, we aim to identify and act on opportunities to make bigger and better health data science improvements.
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.
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