Great Ormond Street Hospital's

Digital Research, Informatics and

Virtual Environments Unit


DRIVE aims to become a world leading clinical informatics unit focused on data analysis, accelerating research and the deployment of cutting-edge technology.

DRIVE will harness the powerful combination of rich health data with data science and digital innovation and develop scalable solutions to enhance health services not only for GOSH patients but across the wider NHS. 


Develop a portfolio founded on clinical informatics and early phase evaluation of technologies in collaboration with our stakeholders.

Champion the deployment of technology for the benefit of patients, families and staff. 
Work with NHS Digital on the adoption of common data standards and interoperability guidelines.

Components of DRIVE

Digital Research Environment
Clinical Informatics Research Programme (CIRP)
Collaboration with Industry and Academia
Engagement with our patients, families and staff

Our partners

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