Barts Life Sciences has established a precision medicine programme to better utilise one of the largest datasets within the NHS to predict health risks, prevent ill-health, and find new and personalised ways to treat patients.
The programme will establish an integrated data core and data access service to for research ready NHS data and integrate patient data in multi-omics, AI and imaging to develop risk models and personalise screening.
The data core
The data core is a health data platform which will use modern technology that complies with necessary security and governance requirements. All projects using the data access service will follow GDPR and other legal and ethical responsibilities, protecting patient and public rights to confidentiality, fairness and equity.
By offering an integrated data access service, Barts Life Sciences will be at the forefront of data-led innovation, developing its role as a key player in the life sciences economy and improving patient health and wellbeing, reducing inequalities and improving patient care globally.
Patient and public engagement
Patient and public involvement and engagement will be crucial to build a system which is transparent and trustworthy. The public will have the opportunity to have a say and know how their data is being used through various activities, events and by being part of the data access process. For information on how to get involved please get in touch with us.