Governments need to give ‘urgent consideration’ to their public health response to prevent any possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the number of suicides, experts warn.
Mental health and brain research must be a higher priority in global response to tackle COVID-19 pandemic
A new paper, published today in The Lancet Psychiatry, highlights an urgent need to tackle the harmful impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and potentially the brain and calls for research on these areas to be central to the global response to the pandemic.
The UK MS Register team have put out a first – ‘baseline’ questionnaire on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and MS to collect data on how coronavirus is affecting People with MS (PwMS), and to learn if people on Disease Modifying Treatments (DMT) are really more susceptible, what advice should be given and to drive future recommendations.
SAIL Databank will facilitate a secure, anonymised data pipeline to deliver information from a new COVID-19 symptom tracking app into the NHS, supporting the response to the pandemic
Health and Care Research Wales announce £4.5 million investment in SAIL Databank.
Population Data Science – Summer Internships 2020 After considering all alternative options, we have come to the difficult decision to cancel our internship programme for this summer. This decision seemed unthinkable this time last week but, with most staff working from home and most students not on campus we are unable to offer meaningful work…
Health records from over 80% of the Welsh population have been used to create the UK’s first national-scale health database for dementia research, which is housed at Swansea University.
ADR UK makes £3 million investment in MoJ data linkage for research to improve understanding of justice system
ADR UK (Administrative Data Research UK) has today announced a grant of almost £3 million to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to harness the potential of administrative data from across the justice system.
Guest blog by Sarah Rees, Senior Data Scientist, SAIL Analytical Services. Electronic health record (EHR) data are available for research in all UK nations and cross-nation comparative studies are becoming more common. All UK inpatient EHRs are based around episodes; a continuous period of time spent under the care of one clinical specialty in one hospital. However episode-based analysis doesn’t really capture the full patient journey.
One in four mothers in care proceedings in Wales are at risk of ‘repeat removals’ of children.