Parents concerned that their child may have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can wait up to four years for a formal diagnosis, but online assessments can help reduce these delays, two new research studies from Swansea University have shown.
SAIL Databank to support UK-REACH: a new UK study launched to investigate COVID-19 risks for BAME healthcare staff
The new research study investigating the risks of COVID-19 on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) healthcare workers has been launched, after evidence has emerged that higher proportions of associated deaths within these groups were recorded- more than twice that of the white population.
The International Population Data Linkage Network (IPDLN) and the International Journal of Population Data Science (IJPDS) based in Population Data Science at Swansea University are proud to announce their alliance with the signing of their first formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Population Data Science joins network of data experts looking to solve the UK’s most pressing health challenges
Population Data Science at Swansea University in partnership with Public Health Wales (PHW), NHS Wales Informatics Services (NWIS) and Social Care Wales, will receive funding of up to £400,000 over two years to form a new national network of experts who are working to address some of the biggest challenges facing health and care today, both in Wales and the UK.
Professor Ann John and colleagues point out that most firearms used by people who die from suicide have been in their homes for years – and that in the US, one in three homes with children contain firearms and in half of these homes, the firearms are not locked up.
Both SAIL Databank & SeRP have achieved the new high-watermark standard set out by NHS Digital’s Data Security and Protection Toolkit for any organisation that accesses NHS data.
Trusted relationships, built on strong processes, policies and a common understanding have been at the heart the rapid delivery of research intelligence for the One Wales response to COVID-19.
In an open letter this week, sent to the UK Information Commissioner, Chief Medical Officers of the UK, and UK data providers, and signed by 374 signatories, SAIL Databank has been highlighted as an exemplar data access system.
Since the earliest days of the COVID-19 outbreak in the UK, the SAIL Databank has played a pivotal role in the One Wales strategic response to this unprecedented global threat.
In recent times our team of data scientists have been increasingly called upon to provide valuable intelligence based on the anonymised data that we securely hold within our very own, world leading SAIL Databank.