An Update on Our Co-piloting Programme: What's New?

As a team of co-pilots, we regularly take time to discuss how co-piloted projects are going and what we can do to help pilots and co-pilots make the most of their time together.

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Conducting Research Using OpenSAFELY: My Experience of the Co-pilot Service

Rachel Seeley is the Head of Analytics at PrescQIPP CIC and has recently completed a project in OpenSAFELY on the safer use of anticoagulant medication. In this guest blog, Rachel describes her experience with using the OpenSAFELY platform and our co-pilot programme.

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Identifying over prescribed chemicals: a data-driven approach to mining prescription data

One of our key aims at Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science is to develop novel data-driven approaches to interpret our health care data. We want to use data science to identify patterns in the data that afford us a new, unbiased perspective on how well the NHS is working and how it could be better.

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Difference between BNF, dm+d and SNOMED CT codes

Bennett Institute resident pharmacist Brian MacKenna sets out some brief information on how we currently build medicines codelists on OpenSAFELY.

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First Impressions of the EU CTIS Registry

The Clinical Trial Information System (CTIS) is the European Union’s new registry set to fully replace the existing EU Clinical Trials Registry next year. Nick DeVito decided to take a spin through the registry and record some of his initial thoughts.

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Making TREs the default across the NHS: A first step

In June 2022, the NHS published its new data strategy Data Saves Lives. The strategy is a broad ranging document, covering seven ‘key areas’.

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Bennett Insights: An Overview of UK Data Policy Developments

An overview of the UK Government’s nine data policy documents published April - July 2022.

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OpenPrescribing June 2022 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter including information on: Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science, we are recruiting, Goldacre Review, updated Outlier Dashboards, recent changes to OpenPrescribing Measures, OpenSAFELY news, and new data news.

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