Secondary uses of data
Patient data can be used for activities such as conducting medical research and managing health services. These are called secondary uses of data. Read about our review findings on the way data is currently used.
Our vision for for secondary uses of health data
End-of-life care and physician-assisted dying
We have published the findings of a major project to examine both the public and medical professionals' attitudes on aspects of end-of-life care and physician-assisted dying.
Watch the video and have your say
Fair medical trade
Surgical instruments used in the NHS, are made in terrible working conditions in developing countries like Pakistan, by children as young as seven. You can help stop this.
Find out more about fair trade