Our UK Primary Care database contains anonymised longitudinal patient records for approximately 6% of the UK Population. Our anonymised data collection, which goes back to 1994, is nationally representative of the UK population.
THIN® is regulated by an Advisory Committee to ensure that it continues to be used in a way that maximises its research value in the best interests of the public whilst protecting the rights of its data subjects
THIN® Data is used in research and analysis to help leading healthcare companies, authorities, academic and research organisations better understand the patient pathway and influence significant improvements in a number of areas. If you are interested in using THIN® data for healthcare research, please contact our team.
Research that facilitates the improvement of patient care across the general population
Use of anonymised data to help better inform Health Authorities on how primary care services can be delivered and targeted more effectively
Analysis of the effectiveness of referral and treatment pathways ensuring appropriate procedures are in place to enable transfer of a patient’s care across multiple healthcare settings
Understanding trends in the presence or absence of diseases and disorders and their effects on society.
The assessment, monitoring and prevention of adverse effects with pharmaceutical products.
Real world data regarding the usage and potential benefits or risks of drugs.
THIN® is one of the most respected and reliable data sources in the field of research and academic studies, providing anonymised patient data for use in prospective studies, disease specific case studies within primary care settings and retrospective studies.
THIN® has been cited in over 1,000 publications and that list continues to grow with around 20 new reports added every month.