Health Informatics Centre (HIC)

Health Informatics Centre (HIC) supports high impact research through the collection and management of population based data.

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At HIC, we believe in the power of Health Data Research to shape positive and meaningful changes in health care outcomes for us all.

Established over 15 years ago, we have built up a wealth of experience with expert teams in secure data management, governance, data engineering, research Infrastructure, software, and business support to deliver and enhance our services.

For 12 years we have operated as a Trusted Research Environment (TRE or ‘Safe Haven’ in Scottish terms) for the Scottish Government and NHS Tayside and NHS Fife Health Board Regions delivering secure, research managed ‘access to’ data under robust governance control. 


BSI ISOIEC 27001 logos, black and white, with a purple UKAS logo.

Our information security management system is accredited to ISO27001.

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Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT)

HIC have successfully completed the essential DSPT assessment against the National Data Guardian’s 10 stringent data security standard

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Health Informatics Centre (HIC)
Second Floor, Level 7
Mail Box 15
Ninewells Hospital and Medical School
Dundee DD1 9SY


+44 (0)1382 383102