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New websites have been launched for four of the department's groups. You can find out more about their research work by visiting their new sites:

Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)

HeLEX specialises in investigating the relationships between law, ethics, and practice in the area of emerging technologies in health.We investigate areas where new technologies are having a significant impact, such as the use of next generation sequencing technologies in the clinic and big data approaches in research. To address these complex issues we carry out interdisciplinary research drawing on tools from law, philosophy and the social sciences with the aim of improving or guiding evolving practice.


Health Services Research Unit (HSRU)

HSRU supports a programme of research that enables the development of an effective Health Service, which delivers the best possible health to the greatest number of people.


The Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) Group

The Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) Group is a collaborative review group of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international organisation that aims to help people who prepare, maintain and promote the accessibility of systematic reviews of healthcare interventions for publication in The Cochrane Library.

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The British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches to Non-Communicable Disease Prevention (BHF CPNP)

The British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention carries out research that influences public health policy and practice, which relates to population approaches for the prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) i.e. cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and lung diseases.