Represent the home nations as a Public Advisory Board member for Health Data Research UK

Get involved

We’re looking for people from Northern Ireland (and Scotland and Wales) to join our Public Advisory Board to help shape the work we do around safe and secure access to health data to ultimately benefit the health of the public. You don’t need to be pro-access when it comes to health data to join the Public Advisory Board. We want the Board to be as representative as it can be so need to ensure there are a mix of thoughts and opinions – all we ask is that you are respective of the views of others and are interested in this area of work.

Project overview

Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is the national institute for health data science. By working in partnership and providing safe and secure access to rich health data, they aim to better understand diseases and discover new ways to prevent, treat and cure them. HDR UK want to ensure their work is grounded in the needs, values and interests of patients, carers and the public so have created a Public Advisory Board. The Board are vital in providing advice on the interests and values of patients and the public in health data use, approaches to earn public trust and confidence around health data, strategic areas of work and much more. HDR UK are now looking for three new members to join the Board and help represent patients and the public in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Commitment required

Group membership


The Board meet every 6-8 weeks and provide their input on key areas of work, offering strategic advice. Although they are face-to-face meetings, there is the option to join through video conferencing.



Register your interest

Visit the website ( for more information and apply by Sunday 22nd March 2020.