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Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on incidence of long-term conditions in Wales

A population data linkage study using anonymised primary and secondary care health records in SAIL Databank reveals that in 2020 and 2021, fewer people in …


Cohort linkage set to strengthen diabetes and heart disease research

A team from Swansea University has been awarded funding from the BHF Data Science Centre to launch an exciting data science initiative to enhance UK …


Estimating mental health service use in children and young people from Welsh Gypsy and Traveller communities

A new feasibility study published in the journal PLOS ONE has shown that it is technically possible to assess the needs of young people who …


COVID-19 booster uptake and breakthrough for healthcare workers in Wales

A new research study published in the journal, Vaccine, has uncovered rates of COVID-19 booster vaccination uptake and subsequent infection breakthrough amongst healthcare workers in …


Research blog: Uncovering the cost burden of cellulitis for the NHS in Wales

A 20-year population-scale study of patients with cellulitis, published in the International Wound Journal, has revealed the full economic cost burden for the NHS in …


Harmonising electronic health records for reproducible research: challenges, solutions and recommendations

The UK-wide Cardiovascular COVID-19 research collaboration known as the CVD-COVID-UK Consortium has published new research in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, describing the implementation …