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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

Conditions of use

Using the HRCS in your own organisation

The Health Research Classification System itself is open source. You are free to use and distribute the HRCS but you should not alter it or use it for commercial benefit.

Accordingly, all content on this website is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 England & Wales Licence.


Management of the HRCS

The UKCRC Health Research Analysis Forum (HRAF) oversees the maintenance and development of the HRCS in the UK, promotes its use and facilitates the conduct of health research analyses. For further information on any aspect of the HRCS, coding or reports, please contact us.

Management of the HRCS website is carried out by the Medical Research Council on behalf of the HRAF. See the website terms and conditions for futher information.