Create a centre of interdisciplinary expertise that provides national research capability in cardiovascular data science.
Create strong and durable partnerships with the NHS, incorporating cardiovascular research expertise across the UK and acting as a UK-wide resource to support numerous future studies using electronic health records (EHRs) linked to a range of other multi-dimensional cardiovascular datasets.
Engage with patients, the public and practitioners through partnership with the BHF and other bodies to deliver a transparent and publicly acceptable approach to the governance of health data research within the cardiovascular research domain.
Create and foster international partnerships that enable the UK cardiovascular research community to engage with, contribute to and lead data-enabled cardiovascular research at international scale.
This diagram illustrates our key areas of focus at the BHF Data Science Centre. Read more about each thematic area in the sections below.