The emergence of viable vaccines to protect against COVID-19 was marked as one of the most significant medical breakthroughs in recent history, providing a beacon of hope and a step towards a sense of normality for many.
Swansea University has received £125k of funding from Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) to study the impact of the direct and indirect effects of COVID-19 on cardiovascular disease (CVD).
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.
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.
Despite the pandemic, the team behind SAIL Databank have been working tirelessly to ensure that scientists, researchers and data users continue to do what they do best; using real-world data to examine and determine new ways in which to improve people’s lives.
The BREATHE Respiratory Data Science Hub a Health Data Research UK funded Digital Innovation Hub, has become the central data sharing facility for the ZOE COVID-19 Symptoms Tracker App
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