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Symposium: Using data linkage to answer public health questions

7 November, 2016

The NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections, research theme C: Improving the care and management of people with STIs and BBVs, would like to invite you to a data linkage symposium Using data linkage to answer public health questions, taking place on Monday 7th November 2016.


The course is free to attend, and will cover

  • Data linkage principles
  • Application of data linkage for surveillance, recommendations, and research
  • Issues around information governance
  • Overview of our work in the HPRU
  • Using linked datasets for modelling, qualitative work and phylogenetic distributions.


Details are below. Click here to sign up before Friday 7th October.


Using data linkage to answer public health questions


Date: Monday 7th November 2016

Times: 09:30 (registration) for 10:00 start, 16:30 end

Location: Public Health England, 61 Colindale Avenue, NW9 5EQ.

Cost: free of charge; lunch will be provided,

Deadline for registration: Friday 7th October 2016 (places will be confirmed upon receipt of booking by Gloria Wilson)

Agenda: Will be circulated with confirmation email.