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ScottisH Informatics Programme – SHIP


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SHIP is a Scotland-wide research platform for collating, managing, disseminating and analysing Electronic Patient Records (EPRs). Cute but wonderfully clear animation about role of data custodians, indexers, safe havens in managing data ethically. Almost a case study on how to explain complex research well. And, it’s narrated by Brian Cox.

SHIP is an ambitious, Scotland-wide research platform for the collation, management, dissemination and analysis of Electronic Patient Records (EPRs). The programme brings together the Universities of Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews with the Information Services Division (ISD) of NHS Scotland.
SHIP is funded by the Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council and aims to:

  • Provide access to an exciting new national research facility, firmly embedded within and supported by NHS Scotland, providing the basis for numerous future studies using EPRs.

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