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The Research Advisory Group hosted by NHS Digital, brings the research community together to make better use of our data and services.
About the RAG
The Research Advisory Group (RAG), hosted by NHS Digital, brings the research community together to advance the use and effectiveness of NHS Digital's data and services. Group membership consists of senior representatives from across research, the third sector and NHS Digital.
The aim of RAG is to build a strategic partnership between researchers and NHS Digital. This partnership will:
enable NHS Digital to improve its data and data services
help researchers deliver better research quicker through the use of high-quality NHS Digital data, for the benefit of patients and the public
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.