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Updated version of Simulacrum released

Updated version of Simulacrum released

We are pleased to announce the release of an updated version of the Simulacrum containing two additional years of diagnostic data (2013 – 2017 diagnoses) and treatment follow up to March 2018. This new version of the Simulacrum contains almost twice as many synthetic...

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HDI Intern Scheme 2021

HDI Intern Scheme 2021

Update on recruitment: 26th February Applications closed 1st March Shortlisting 4th March Applicants invited for interview 10th-12th March Interviews 15th March Offers of places sent out May Gathering information June Sending out contracts Capturing information from...

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Running an intern scheme in a global pandemic

Running an intern scheme in a global pandemic

A different year This year's intern scheme at Health Data Insight was intended to be different but we obviously didn't intend to run it in a global pandemic. COVID-19 meant changes to the planning and running of the internship, and here we reflect on how it worked...

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HDI Intern Scheme 2020

HDI Intern Scheme 2020

We are offering up to six intern places on a group project during July and August of 2020. In previous years, our intern programme assigned a single project to each…

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HDI symposium, 2019

HDI symposium, 2019

In November 2019, we held our 4th annual symposium in Cambridge to share some of the work we’ve been doing this year.  Over 50 people attended the day, with friends and colleagues joining us from across Public Health England, AstraZeneca, IQVIA, and the NHS. The day...

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Blog: The IACR and NAACCR Conference, Vancouver 2019

Blog: The IACR and NAACCR Conference, Vancouver 2019

The joint International Association of Cancer Registries and North American Association of Central Cancer Registries conference 2019, Vancouver written by Cong Chen The IACR is an organisation based in France which coordinates cancer registration practices and rules...

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