About us

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SAIL provides a rich and trusted data resource, exceptional in many respects, supporting research for patient and public benefit: a vital facility for interdisciplinary team science.

Our Collaborators

“SAIL has set the global benchmark for innovation, security and quality of population health research based on linked data records. The benefits of SAIL will be seen for generations to come.”

SAIL Databank is celebrating 10 years supporting research communities to access, link and analyse routinely collected population and health data within a safe and secure remote access environment.

Policies & Information

Funded by Health and Care Research Wales, SAIL is based within the Medical School, Swansea University. SAIL’s work is supported by active partnerships with NHS and Welsh Government information agencies.

What is a TRE?

Our partners Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) have done extensive work to develop and advocate the use of TRE’s. HDR UK say that ‘TREs help make research efficient, collaborative and cost effective.

SAIL Reports

Containing billions of person-based records, SAIL Databank is a rich and trusted population databank. It improves ives by providing researchers with secure, linkable and anonymised data.

The Team

Meet the Core SAIL Team Members including the Management Team, Operations Team, Analytical Services, Business & Governance Team and Communications Services.