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The TRE service provides approved researchers from trusted organisations with timely and secure access to health and care data. Researchers are given access to their approved data (in accordance with their Data Sharing Agreements), enabling them to collaborate, link data, share code and results within the same research projects.
The service provides a secure data platform with the analytical and statistical tools to support researchers in conducting their work. Their findings can then be exported safely, ensuring the formats and analyses are approved and sent to authorised users.
We are developing the service based on user feedback to provide a flexible and scalable solution that supports all our users’ needs in a safe and secure way. The service is currently being used to help guide national decision making and recommend potential interventions to reduce the severity of COVID-19 outcomes.
The Health Data Research UK Innovation Gateway provides an alternative route to the data sets held in the TRE service as well as many additional UK health research data sets, including metadata on those data sets and advanced research tools.
The Data Access Request Service (DARS) can offer clinicians, researchers and commissioners the data required to help improve NHS services. We handle applications, process data and provide access to specific sets of data when requests are approved.
Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning.
We are developing our data processing services to transform how we collect, process and use data to improve health and care.