Here you can find some example media coverage of our work. If you would like to talk to us about any of our projects, then please get in touch.

NHS Data Strategy

BMJ: New data strategy for England aims to rebuild public trust June 2022 by Jacqui Wise

Digital Health: Government publishes final data strategy for healthcare June 2022 by Jordan Sollof

Healthcare IT News: New health data strategy announced for England June 2022 by Tammy Lovell

The Stack: NHS data strategy lauded for “rare willingness to move beyond aphorisms” June 2022 by Eliot Beer

Civil Service World: ‘Previous digital and data strategies were long in aspiration and short in delivery’: Why this time is different June 2022 by Alex Chisholm

Goldacre Review

BMJ: New vision for NHS health data has potential to drive health improvement. April 2022 by Bryan Christie

Times: How we can finally put decades of NHS data to good use. April 2022 by Ben Goldacre

NHS Confederation: Goldacre Review is important piece of puzzle in setting direction for use of health data for research | NHS Confederation. April 2022 by Dr Layla McCay

NHS Confederation: Data and research transformation in the NHS: What must be addressed?. April 2022 by NHS Confed

Digital Health: Goldacre recommends Trusted Research Environments become ’the norm’. April 2022 by Hannah Crouch

Research Professionals: Health data software projects ‘need more funding’ . April 2022 by Sophie Inge

Computer Weekly: Goldacre review outlines recommendations on safer use of health data. April 2022 by Angelica Mari

UK Authority: Goldacre report makes recommendations for data analysis in healthcare. April 2022 by Mark Say

Digit News: Report Lays Out Plan for NHS to Improve Health Data Usage. April 2022 by Micahel Behr

Healthcare IT News: Goldacre Review into health data calls for modern open working methods. April 2022 by Tammy Lovell

HDRUK: Health Data Research UK’s response to the publication of the Goldacre Review. April 2022 by HDRUK

Health Foundation: Better use of data is vital to NHS recovery – the Goldacre Review is welcome but government must now provide a credible plan. April 2022 by Charles Tallack

PHG Foundation: Goldacre recommendations for making the most of health data for research. April 2022 by Philippa Brice

National Health Executive: Independent review calls to improve data transparency. April 2022 by Saskia Hicking

Pulse: Government could become data controller for patient record copies. April 2022 by Caitlin Tilley

DARE UK: DARE UK welcomes findings of ministerial review into use of health data for research and analysis. April 2022 by DARE UK

ABPI: Worth the wait – The Goldacre review. April 2022 by Colette Goldrick

OpenSAFELY of the higher COVID-19 incidence, morbidity and mortality among minority ethnic groups. May 2022 by SAGE

News Medical: The effectiveness of sotrovimab vs. molnupiravir in preventing severe COVID-19 outcomes in non-hospitalized high-risk COVID-19 adult patients. May 2022 by Pooja Toshniwal Paharia

News Medical: Assessment of England’s medication prescribing safety during COVID pandemic. May 2022 by Pooja Toshniwal Paharia

BMJ: Learn from lessons past to safely unlock the power of health data. May 2022 by Andrew Morris

Digital Health:TREs in the NHS – how health data sharing is saving lives. May 2022 by Michael Chapman, Susheel Varma, Professor Angela Wood, Dr Will Whiteley

News Medical:Study explores the waning efficacy of SARS-CoV-2 ChAdOx1 and BNT162b2 vaccines. March 2022 by Shanet Susan Alex

Hospital Healthcare:Re-hospitalisation and mortality risk higher for COVID-19 patients than the general population. February 2022 by Rod Tucker

EurekAlert:Hospitalization for COVID-19 linked to greater risk of later readmission or death . January 2022

News Medical: Risk of severe COVID-19 is rare among fully vaccinated individuals in England. November 2021 by Dr. Sanchari Sinha Dutta

News Medical: Comparative effectiveness of ChAdOx1 and BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccines. October 2021 by Dr. Ramya Dwiveldi

The Guardian: GPs recording low numbers of long Covid compared with survey estimates. June 2021 by Ian Semple

BMJ:Helen Salisbury: Should patients worry about their data?. May 2021 by Helen Salisbury Unlocking the value of data: Exploring the role of data intermediaries. July 2021 by CDEI

Economist:The pandemic has spawned a new way to study medical records. May 2020 by Hal Hodson

Independent: Coronavirus: Underlying health conditions don’t explain higher BAME deaths, say scientists. May 2020 by Shaun Lintern

ZDNet: This open source project is using Python, SQL and Docker to understand coronavirus health data. June 2020 by Jo Best

New York Times: Study of 17 Million Identifies Crucial Risk Factors for Coronavirus Deaths. July 2020 by Katherine Wu

MIT Technology Review: These are the factors that put you at higher risk of dying from covid-19. July 2020 by Charlotte Jee

BBC: Coronavirus: Living with children ’no increased risk’. November 2020 by Naomi Grimley

Daily Mail: Parents of schoolchildren do NOT face a greater risk of being admitted to hospital or dying of the coronavirus, study finds. November 2020 by Luke Andrews and Ben Spencer


Launching the FDAAA TrialsTracker

The Scientist: New Automated Tool Monitors Clinical Trial Reporting. February 2018 by Diana Kwon

BBC: Tool ’names and shames’ hidden drug trials. February 2018 by Chris Foxx

Wired: Bad results from drug trials no longer have a place to hide. March 2018 by Abigail Beall

Reporting on FDAAA Compliance

BMJ: Clinical trial reporting: compliance with US rules is poor and not improving, study finds. January 2020 by Jacqui Wise

Bloomberg: Missing Study Findings Leave Public in Dark and $4 Billion Short Jan. 17, 2020, 11:31 PM. January 2020 by Jeanni Baumann

ENDPOINTS NEWS: What do Mass General, the NCI and Mayo Clinic have in common? They routinely blow off an FDA rule on posting trial results. January 2020 by Jason Mast

Medscape: Most Clinical Trials Still Don’t Report Results by Deadline January 2020 by Marcia Frelllick

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine: Compliance with clinical trial reporting. February 2020 by Talha Khan Burki

EU TrialsTracker Launch

Telegraph: Public Health England withholding vaccines results making it impossible to establish if drugs could be harmful. September 2018 by Henry Bodkin

Science: Universities are worse than drug companies at reporting clinical trial results. September 2018 by Tania Rabesandratana

Reuters: Half of Europe’s clinical trials fail to report results despite EU rule. September 2018 by Kate Kelland

Launching the Prototype TrialsTracker

Nature: Tracker flags up failures to report clinical trials. November 2016 by Heidi Ledford


Science: Major medical journals don’t follow their own rules for reporting results from clinical trials. February 2019 by Jocelyn Kaiser


The Times: Tales of ruin and recovery ease the pain of opioid addiction. August 2020 by Katie Gibbons

Telegraph: NHS issued 2,000 homeopathic prescriptions in 2019 despite ban. September 2020 by Rosie Taylor