THIN Database Research Team
The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database is a large UK primary care database. The user-group uses this database, containing data collected from over 550 general practitioners spread over the UK, for research into cardiovascular disease, mental health, pharmacoepidemiology and other fields of primary care research (see publications for more examples)
News & Events
Up to 3 Research Associate/Senior Research Associate posts available
We are expanding our team of epidemiologists and statisticians and therefore looking for enthusiastic individuals with background in epidemiology, medical statistics or related disciplines to work on a range of projects. The applicants will be involved with specific projects and work within project teams along with other statisticians, epidemiologists, clinicians and health economists.
Funding is available for up to three new posts (2 RA's, 1 Senior RA), posts are available for 36 months and based at PCPH on the Royal Free campus. The deadline for applying is 16 March, interviews will be held on 31 March. More information on the posts and how to apply is available on our vacancies page.
Next PDUG meeting: 26 March 2014 - carers and bereavement
For our Christmas Primary care Database User Group, we went back all the way the very start of primary care databases with Gillian Hall. Dr Hall, who has been involved in primary care database research from the very beginning, talked about the history of these databases, as well as guidelines and good practice when using them. Her presentation is available from our Publications page, under the 'User group presentations' tab.
The next PDUG meeting will be on 26 March 2014. The meeting will cover work on carers and bereavement in THIN.
Information on the PDUG meeting and how to sign up to the mailing list can be found on our seminars page. You can find maps to the Royal Free and our department on our contact page. The meeting will held in seminar room 1 at the PCPH department (upper 3rd floor in the Free).
The Royal Free Hospital - picture courtesy of Paolo Margari
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