PATHWAY – UHB Health Data Research Hub

UHB Health Data Research Hub


UHB Health Data Research Hub
PATHWAY is designed to provide safe access to those clinicians, analysts and researchers who are committed to using UHB data to improve patient care and the population’s health and well-being NRES Reference 22/EE/0161 PATHWAY is a research data hub that will provide safe access to those clinicians, analysts and researchers who are committed to using this data to improve patient care and the population’s health and well-being.

What makes PATHWAY datasets unique?
The PATHWAY Research Data Hub is designed to provide UHB data for different types of analysis with the common purpose of all such projects is that there is a clear pathway to patient and public benefit

What is the PATHWAY Data request process?
All requests for access to data will be considered as part of a four-stage review and data access mechanism. This will start with the Applicant completing a Data Request Form. This form will include contact details and a description of what the request involves to allow an assessment of the project however if more information may be required recorded discussions with the requestor will occur.

PATHWAY Ethical Approvals
PATHWAY has full NHS ethical approvals. The hubs ethical approval can be utilised by researchers, where the research projects falls within the scope of Pathways ethics.
Researchers who have obtained independent ethical approvals from a NHS research ethics committee, can also submit a data request to Pathway. Please provide a copy of your ethical approval, upon submission of the completed data request form.

PATHWAY Data Services
As part of the PATHWAY application process, our dedicated Data Concierge team will arrange a suitable time to discuss your request and how we can support you. This will include identifying your data specification requirements as well as offer guidance on your data request form ready for submission to the Data Trust Committee.

PATHWAY Cost Model
Your proposed project will be subject to a cost model review by the ‘Research application support (RAS)’ team or the Data Concierge team. The review will make considerations for the costs associated with preparing and providing access to approved dataset. The cost model will be provided to the lead researcher for approval.

Submit a PATHWAY Data Request
Before submitting a formal data request application to PATHWAY, we recommend you contact us to discuss your application.

R&DPathway@uhb.nhs.uk

 

Project Team

Project Details

Start Date: 02/01/2023

R&DPathway@uhb.nhs.uk

Funder: University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Predictive models in perioperative medicine

HDR Midlands Project

West Midlands Secure Data Environment

HDR Midlands Project

RECORDER – Researching Rare Diseases

HDR Midlands Project