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Linking data for Research

20 April 2020

In Kent we have developed a strategy for linking patient level data at a level below what has previously been done. Beyond linking administrative data we will accumulate clinical data about patients from each of the care providers in acutes, community, mental health, primary care and ambulance service. You can download an overview of our … Continue reading “Linking data for Research”

Being Radically Open during the COVID-19 outbreak: Covid-19 Open Data Hackathon

30 March 2020

On Thursday 26 March 2020, the Open Data Institute Leeds, Beautiful Information and NHS Digital joined forces to host the inaugural Open Data Saves Lives hackathon in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It attracted over 50 participants across the spectrum of public and private sector organisations from local authorities, universities and NHS trusts to clinical commissioning … Continue reading “Being Radically Open during the COVID-19 outbreak: Covid-19 Open Data Hackathon”

Latest NHS Improvement guidance on COVID-19 daily metrics submission

26 March 2020

NHS Improvement has decided to move the COVID-19 collection into another collection separate to that which is already collected for daily sitrep. There are currently no plans to automate this collection. The daily collection of the COVID-19 metrics is to be submitted and validated manually via a new portal which can be accessed here. For … Continue reading “Latest NHS Improvement guidance on COVID-19 daily metrics submission”