Guidance

Accessing Public Health England data

Details of the services offered by the PHE Office for Data Release (ODR) and guidance on how to access PHE held data.

Documents

PHE cancer data sets, linkage and availability

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Arrangements for access to national disease registration data held by PHE

Cancer registration data dictionary

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Details

PHE recognises the benefits of using data for the public good but also takes its responsibility for protecting confidentiality very seriously. We have a range of policies, protocols and processes in place to ensure the confidentiality of data is maintained at all times.

The ODR is responsible for managing the release of explicitly identifiable or potentially identifiable data from PHE on behalf of the Information Asset Owner to an agreed process and within a formal structure.

Published 16 September 2016
Last updated 11 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added date for the next ODR introductory webinar.
  2. Added the 'Cancer registration data dictionary' and updated the guidance.
  3. Updated training opportunities in 'about the PHE ODR and accessing data'.
  4. Updated 'About the PHE ODR and accessing data' publication and added 'PHE cancer data sets, linkage and availability' document.
  5. Added details of the DRAB meeting minutes to About the PHE ODR and accessing data publication.
  6. First published.