Improving health through better use of data workshop

Date: 19 September 2017
Time: 1pm - 4:30pm
Cost: Free

Are you interested in finding data sources in the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire NHS trusts and commissioning organisations, local authorities and universities?

Could linking data sets help you answer your healthcare challenges? Do you want to work with researchers and others developing and delivering health services and interventions to create new projects

This workshop will explore a new resource that will help clinicians, service planners and others make best use of data to improve health and care. It will focus on a regional project on using data to improve health, care and services through research.

This workshop is by invitation only, and we're inviting are being sent to researchers, clinicians, policy makers and patients involved in projects to improve health through research. If you're interested in coming along, please contact Olly Watson on

Bristol Health Partners and the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute, University of Bristol are creating a new resource – a Health Data Inventory. For the first time, this will provide an easy way to understand what information you might be able to use for research in our region, and where it’s held. It also collates meta-data that will help with accessing and using the data sources.

Bristol is the first region to develop such a local tool and this is your chance to find out how you might use it. More background is provided below. What: The workshop will introduce the Health Data Inventory and create space for new collaborations to develop. This workshop is your chance to create new collaborative projects.

Contact information: Name: Olly Watson
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