SHIP in Science article

SHIP has been favourably highlighted in a recent Science article on the use of health data in research (Science 16 December 2011: Vol. 334 no. 6062 pp. 1483-1484 DOI: 10.1126/science.334.6062.1483). 

In it John Bell, a former president of the Academy of Medical Sciences is quoted as saying that SHIP "has made Scotland a world leader in the use of electronic patient records". 

The full article entitled " U.K. to Open Health Records as E.U. Considers Restrictions" can be accessed at