Connected Yorkshire is a region-wide digital community programme covering over five million people that will provide a shared platform for developing innovative approaches to improving health and wellbeing. This platform will allow interventions to be developed and tested.
Connected Yorkshire will provide a population data laboratory by linking data from Bradford, Leeds and Sheffield to demonstrate a large scale collaborative approach to the development of connected cities. The University of Leeds will provide analytical and warehouse infrastructure through the newly established Leeds Institute for Data Analytics. The University of York will provide epidemiological and health services research expertise to support how data linkage can transform the region.
Working with the public
Here are a few examples of how we are involving patients and the public in our research