People Make Data: Part 1

 “Ultimately, health data is collected by people, from people and for people. If researchers want to be trusted with data, we should trust people to help us shape the rules so that the data revolution in healthcare benefits everyone.” Natalie Banner, Nature Medicine, 2020. This quote, from Understanding Patient Data’s (UPD) Dr Natalie Banner, reminds …

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Course Round Up: The Whys and Hows of applying to the Public Benefit and Privacy Panel for Health and Social Care (PBPP)

Date of course: Wednesday 11 March 2020 Organised by: Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Post summary: In this post I provide a run through of the course: The Whys and Hows of applying to the Public Benefit and Privacy Panel for Health and Social Care (PBPP). As the title suggests, the course – delivered by …

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Researcher Experience: Matthew Iveson

Our first Researcher Experience post is from Matthew Iveson, Senior Data Scientist at the University of Edinburgh. Matthew has been working with Scottish administrative records for about four years. Data sets he has worked with include Scottish Morbidity Records, Scottish Census, Prescribing Information System, NHS Central Register, NRS Births, Deaths and Marriages, Scottish Stroke Care Audit. …

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Welcome!

Welcome fellow Early Career Researchers Using Scottish Administrative Data- now known as eCRUSADers! For this first post, I thought I would briefly introduce myself before telling you more about what this blog is all about. My name is Elizabeth Lemmon, I am a Research Fellow working at the University of Edinburgh. I've set up the …

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