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The Edinburgh Cancer Informatics Programme

We are using data to help patients at front line of NHS cancer care The Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre and the Edinburgh Cancer Centre are working together to use data and information systems in new ways. The Edinburgh Cancer Centre provides comprehensive cancer care for the South East Scotland Cancer Network, serving patients within the 4 regional Health Boards – NHS Lothian, NHS […]


HealthyR: R for Healthcare Data Analysis is an amazing 2.5 day quick start course run by Surgical Informatics. This introduces healthcare researchers with no experience of using the industry-standard R computer coding language for data science. It takes an innovative approach, is delivered on bespoke servers, and uses code specially designed for education. Free HealthyR resources and […]

Integrating PROMs using a smartphone support app for patients with breast cancer

Patients helping to drive innovation in NHS Scotland A guest blog, originally posted by the Cancer Innovation Challenge, from Dr Anne Bruinvels, Founder of Px HealthCare. Px HealthCare received Phase 2 funding from the Cancer Innovation Challenge to develop their tool OWise in Scotland, in partnership with NHS Lothian, in the New approaches to record and integrate cancer PROMs and […]

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