Farr Institute London for Health Informatics Research


Ear Nose and Throat (ENT)

Farr Institute, London and evidENT are committed to conducting high-quality research to improve health and health care for patients with ENT, Hearing and Balance problems.

The Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research, London delivers high-quality, cutting-edge research linking electronic health data with other forms of research and routinely collected data, as well as building capacity in health informatics research. The Farr Institute is a distributed research network which aims to deliver cutting-edge research using electronic health data and to build capacity in health informatics research. The network comprises four nodes distributed across the UK and led from University College London (Farr Institute @ London), University of Manchester (Farr Institute @ HeRC), Swansea University (Farr Institute @ CIPHER), and the University of Dundee (Farr Institute @ Scotland), with funding from the Medical Research Council and a 10-funder consortium.

evidENT at UCL are a multidisciplinary research team dedicated to developing the best evidence for ENT, Hearing and Balance care, with a focus on patient-centred research and its rapid application to patient care.

Together, Farr Institute @ London and evidENT are developing a patient-centred, collaborative research programme to lead on health informatics-based clinical research in ENT, Hearing and Balance.


The Farr-evidENT collaboration wishes to achieve five main objectives:

Use linked health data to answer important clinical research questions in ENT, Hearing and Balance
Develop and implement clinical Decision Support Systems into ENT Electronic Health Records and registries
Improve the quality of Electronic Health Records in ENT, Hearing and Balance
Integrate Patient and Public Involvement into research
Invest in training and development to apply Health Informatics to a wide range of ENT, Hearing and Balance conditions

Farr-evidENT Collaborators:

For any questions relating to the Farr-evidENT collaboration please contact Ms Hannah Evans, hannah.evans.09@ucl.ac.uk.

Farr-evidENT contacts:

Using linked electronic health data for research:
Ms Hannah Evans, hannah.evans.09@ucl.ac.uk

Decision support systems:
Mr Nishchay Mehta, nishchay.mehta.12@ucl.ac.uk

Electronic health records development
Dr Cian Hughes, cian.hughes@ucl.ac.uk

Training and development
Ms Hannah Evans, hannah.evans.09@ucl.ac.uk

Patient and Public Involvement
Ms Aneeka Degun, aneeka.degun.10@ucl.ac.uk