Recording of SDHI webinar on the ‘Spatial dimensions of repeat prescribing safety in UK general practice…’ now available

If you missed today’s webinar on the ‘Spatial Dimensions of Repeat Prescribing Safety in UK General Practice: An Ethnographic Study‘ here is another opportunity to listen and view the presentation by Dr Suzanne Grant, Social Anthropologist and Lecturer in Population Health Science at the University of Dundee. To view the recording, click here. Please share the presentation link with your colleagues. Send comments and queries directly to the presenter at s.m.grant@ or to the SDHI team at sdhi@

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Postgraduate Retreat at Kindrogan in the Autumn

SDHI are planning to hold a 2-day retreat in the autumn of this year for postgraduate students conducting health research.  Further details will follow shortly.  If anyone would like to register their interest in the retreat then please contact Rosanne Bell (r.c.bell


Call for Abstracts – Exploiting Existing Data for Health Research 4th International Conference, 28th-30th August 2013, St Andrews

Hosted by the Scottish Health Informatics Programme in association with the four UK Ehealth Informatics Research Centres, the conference organisers would like to extend a general call for the submission of research papers to be presented at the conference. The conference provides a forum for the presentation of new and exciting research that uses linked, electronic health data and an opportunity to discuss present and future challenges in this area. We would welcome interested delegates to submit papers around the following suggested, but by no means exhaustive, themes:

  • Record linkage and health research
  • The use of routinely collected data in clinical trials
  • Patients’ rights and the Public Interest around linked health data
  • The methodological challenges of record linkage in health research

Enquiries about the conference should be directed to Christina Lamb at the following contact details:
Email: ship
Tel: +44 1334 463992
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