Sharing health data

This project is looking to understand the views and perspectives on sharing and using personal health data during and beyond COVID-19.

It is being led by a team of researchers from The University of Manchester alongside other organisations including Groundswell and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration Greater Manchester (ARC-GM).


People who live in Greater Manchester and are one, or more, of the following:

  • from an ethnic minority background
  • an asylum seeker or refugee
  • part of the LGBTQ+ community
  • living with or previously experienced mental health problems
  • living with a long-term health condition
  • a young person (aged 18-24 years)


Participants can choose between one of the following:

  •  Online (via Zoom)
  •  in person at The University of Manchester (COVID secure)


Attending and contributing to an online or face-to-face focus/discussion group (lasting approx. 1-2 hours).

Meetings will be audio recorded, only for the purposes of this research.

Participants will receive a gift voucher for each group they take part in.

Recruiting until

  • 15 September 2022

Want to take part or learn more?