University joins £3.4m health data initiative to address major health challenges

Health Data Research (HDR) UK is today announcing the funding of a £3.4m innovative data initiative in the north of England, involving experts from the University of Leeds.

The Better Care North Partnership (HDR UK North) initiative will benefit patients across the UK and help address some of the most challenging health issues facing patients and the NHS. 

It aims to improve the care and services for patients by supporting the better use of data and analytical tools and includes projects that aim to benefit some of the most vulnerable patient groups in communities across Leeds and the wider Yorkshire region.

The project is supported by a £1.2m investment from HDR UK and £2.2m from the partner institutions. Read the full news story.