Networked Data Lab Bid

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Public Health Wales, in partnership with the NHS Wales Informatics ServiceSwansea University and Social Care Wales have been selected as one of five of The Health Foundation Networked Data Labs. They will receive up to £400,000 over two years to form a community of analysts working on the biggest health and care challenges.

The Health Foundation’s Networked Data Labs is the first of its kind and will provide national and local health system leaders with insights from data to take action in order to improve the UK’s health and care.

The bid was co-ordinated by the Digital Health Ecosystem Wales team and will see partners work together to optimise the use of routine data to address health, prevention and inequalities across generations, and produce valuable insights to inform decision to improve population health in Wales.

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Partners / funding sources
  • Public Health Wales
  • Swansea University
  • NHS Wales Informatics Service
  • Social Care Wales
  • The Health Foundation
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  • Updates

23rd July 2020Winners Officially Announced

Five chosen Networked Data Labs officially announced. For more information on the Networked Data Labs.


20th May 2020Result of Application

Team receive the news that they were chosen as one of five Networked Data Labs across the UK.


16th April 2020Interview Time

Panel interview with The Health Foundation.


15th April 2020Interview Preparation

Partners meet to undertake a mock interview panel exercise.


March 2020Shortlisted

Team receive the news that their application has been moved on to the next round of the application process.


28th February 2020Application Submitted

Deadline for bid applications.


24th February 2020Partner Sign Off

Final meeting for bid partners to agree final draft and costings.


​​​​​​​Early February 2020Application Construction

Bid content is produced by partners and pulled together by the DHEW team to form one application.


20th January 2020Planning Meeting

Representatives from all partners meet to discuss the full proposal for the Wales Networked Data Lab application.