Our mission

use MY data is a movement of patients, carers and relatives

use MY data supports and promotes the protection of individual choice, freedom and privacy in the sharing of healthcare data to improve patient treatments and outcomes.

use MY data endeavours to highlight the many benefits that appropriate usage of healthcare data can make, to save lives and improve care for all.

use MY data aims to educate and harness the patient voice to understand aspirations and concerns around the use of data in healthcare delivery, in service improvement and in research, aimed at improving patient decision making, treatment and experience.

Status and funders

use MY data is an independent movement of patients, relatives and carers.  It is not a charity and does not have legal status at present.

We are extremely grateful to present and past funders.  We have never been influenced or steered by our funders – they have all given us free reign to do as we see fit with their funding.

Information about our funders is published on our website http://www.usemydata.org/funders.shtml 


Current funders

Funding for the Secretariat roles:

Funding for our workshops:


Previous funders

Funding for the Secretariat and our workshops:


Providing venues for workshops and Advisory Group meetings:


Providing expenses for patients, relatives and carers to attend a workshop:



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