Christmas close down

November 14, 2019

To enable us to focus on important development work, the DLB is not actively processing new applications or new project work from the 9th of December 2019 until the 6th of January 2020. This means the last Data Custodian draft application review meeting for 2019 will be held on the 5th December 2019. The first […]

Updated Cause of Death Codes Now Available

March 21, 2019

Updated cause of death codes received last year and earlier this year have now been loaded and are available for request. We currently have final codes for 2013, revised codes for 2014 and preliminary codes for 2015 and 2016

Child Development Information System Data Now Available

March 21, 2019

The Child Development Information System (CDIS), for the period 2012-2016, will soon be available for linked data projects. The dataset has now been linked and service data will soon be loaded onto CARES. If you wish to include CDIS data in your draft application, please get in touch with us at

Applicant workshops – Applying for & using linked data

March 21, 2019

The Data Linkage Branch offers a tailored workshop for researchers and other applicants interested in applying for linked data. Both new and experienced researchers can benefit from the workshop, which covers these core essentials: the data linkage process the preparation of data the datasets available to researchers ethical considerations the application process The workshops this year will all be held […]