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National Core Study

The Covid-19 Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study programme aims to understand the impact of Covid-19 on long-term health.

The UKRI funded Longitudinal Health and Wellbeing National Core Study aims to understand the health, social and economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic by uniting established population cohorts, including ELSA, and national anonymised electronic health records to inform policy.

Following completion of Phase 0 of the project the study group are now embarking on Phase 1 (18 months) from 1 April 2021 with funding from the UKRI. The Study has a collaborative team including UCL (project lead) and the universities of Oxford, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Swansea, Cambridge, York, West of England, King’s College London, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Bradford Institute for Health Research and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

The Study currently has 7 Research Themes listed below. Please visit the links to find out more:

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