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HDR UK North: What’s to come?
In the midst of a pandemic, on 1 May, we were delighted to launch the HDR UK North Partnership and become the latest member of the network of 8 HDR UK Substantive Sites now covering the whole of...
Celebrating great teamwork and impacts – have your say!
It feels like we are close to coming through the worst of COVID in this country, with daily fatalities seemingly on the decrease and lockdown beginning to ease. Technology, innovation and research...
COVID-19, Cancer and Comorbidities: A Deadly Triumvirate
On Sunday 29 March, I lost my uncle to coronavirus, a disease that neither I, as a scientist, nor indeed the majority of the world’s population, had even heard of just over four months ago. A...
How HDR UK is staying connected
As we enter our seventh week of lockdown , Health Data Research UK’s Central Team have been working from home since 17 March. When we waved goodbye to our office in the Wellcome Trust that...
The quest for better care
The current pandemic has thrown into sharp focus the crucial role of data analytics for understanding how well, or badly, our health system is coping, but searching for answers has been an...
We still don’t know how deadly COVID-19 is
Guest Blog taken from Microbiology.com
COVID-19 testing strategy – why random sampling matters
The release of the government’s five-pillared testing strategy is very welcome. However, the word “random” is conspicuous by its absence from the accompanying report (Coronavirus (COVID-19):...
A doctor’s view from the frontline – Patient care at the time of COVID and how routine health data can help
Guest Blog - Liz Sapey, PIONEER Hub Director
Green Algorithms for Health Data Science
Guest Blog: Michael Inouye, Loïc Lannelongue and Jason Grealey