Getting started

This section contains information that will help you get started with OpenSAFELY.

First, complete the tutorial. In the tutorial, you will create a study that uses dummy patient data. Because the study uses dummy patient data, anyone can complete the tutorial. All you need is an up to date web browser and an internet connection.

When you've completed the tutorial, browse the how-to guides. These provide practical steps for setting up and using OpenSAFELY. Finally, the explanation section contains background information about running OpenSAFELY.