Health Data Insight CIC

Using data to improve outcomes in healthcare

The Simulacrum

A synthetic dataset that contains artificial patient-like cancer data for use by researchers.

Pathway Toolkit

A suite of software tools developed for use within the NHS that enables access to patient level data across the cancer pathway.


Developing a dashboard for researching the causes of missed post-colonoscopy colorectal cancers (PCCRC) in England.

CanGene CanVar

HDI is pleased to be contributing to the CanGene CanVar programme, a five-year project to centralise data and create an interface between the NHS and research groups which will underpin future expansions in genetic testing.

Latest News

Vacancy for Software Developer

Vacancy for Software Developer

We are looking for a talented software developer to join our team to help support the use of cancer data by scientists involved in cancer research. We are experts in finding and joining up complex healthcare data and we use this to gain insight and an understanding of how care is delivered.

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2022 HDI Internship Programme

2022 HDI Internship Programme

HDI Interns will be a group of outstanding individuals drawn from a diverse range of disciplines who come together to work as a team on a real-world problem. 

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Our Aims

HDI is a social enterprise that has been set up to act as a trusted and reliable Information Broker. We aim to do three things:

Improving access

to data and insight for all existing and potential users, service providers and commissioners of healthcare services.


Providing resources

so that patients and the public understand the value of their own and other healthcare data.

Mapping care pathways

by supporting commissioners and providers in the delivery of improved care pathways and outcomes to ensure patients receive the best care.

“Data is changing the way diseases are treated and patients are cared for.
At HDI we find and join-up complex data from across the health landscape and turn this information into insight for patients, the public and healthcare professionals.”

Dr Jem Rashbass, Medical Director, HDI