Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
Secure data environment for NHS health and social care data - policy guidelines
Published 6 September 2022
'NHS Digital’s (NHSD) national secure data environment NHS Digital is the current safe haven for health and care data. NHS Digital is currently piloting a national secure data environment, which provides approved researchers from trusted organisations with timely and secure access to NHS health and social care data.
This national environment currently supports the work of over 100 users from across the NHS, academia, industry and charity sectors. For example:
the British Heart Foundation is researching the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on cardiovascular diseases
DATA-CAN - an innovation hub funded by Health Data Research UK - is working to understand the impact of COVID-19 on people affected by cancer '
Please provide the names of all 'trusted organisations' and the number of 'approved researchers' each has.
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