Research Projects

CHIMES has four research projects to explore three different aspects of data linkage for pharmacovigilance in children.

User communities has two projects looking at the acceptability of using data linkage for pharmacovigilance from the perspective of

  • Children and their parents/guardians, and
  • Healthcare professionals

Evidence Synthesis looks at the validity of linking healthcare data for pharmacovigilance studies to specifically investigate medicines used in the treatment of children and young people.

Pharmacovigilance explores what signals can be identified in linked healthcare data to identify potential adverse drug reactions in children and young people.